AF3IRM DMV Rises in Resistance to the Era of Trump

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Princess Manuel, National Organizing Director; organizing@af3irm.org WASHINGTON, DC - The need for a feminist uprising has taken its place at the forefront of the movement against the neo-fascist Trump regime. Millions gathered at the Women's March on Washington echoing disdain for the horrors that have materialized with the stroke of a pen. Yes, Donald Trump had opened the doors to a flood of policies that have further destabilized our communities, but we will continue to light the way through the darkness! Rooted in historical resistance, a dynamic flow of desire to fight has spread through the nation ringing in … Continue Reading ››

 AF3IRM and Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Sisters Rise up for Justice! OPBSI Raise $10K for AF3IRM at 5th Annual Ray of Hope Walk, Partner for Purple Rose Day

For Immediate Release Contact: Anayeli Gomez, Director of Philanthropy 2017, Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Philanthropy@OmegaPhiBeta.org Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director, AF3IRM af3irm@af3irm.org NEW YORK--On this Valentine’s Day 2017, Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is excited to announce $10,000 was raised for our beneficiary AF3IRM as part of our Ray of Hope Walk to End Violence Against Women (ROHW). We also partner today on the Purple Rose Day Campaign to share love and commitments among our sisters. Sisters around the country are rising up. Will you join us? Continue Reading ››

Women of Color Convene to Chant Down the Walls of Fascism in the United States, Moving Beyond the Aims of the Los Angeles Women’s March

Contact: Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director, AF3IRM af3irm@af3irm.org | 323-813-4272 Armando Carmona, Communications Coordinator, NDLON armando@ndlon.org | 323-250-3018 Los Angeles-- This Saturday, January 21, 2017, the Los Angeles chapter of AF3IRM will carve out much-needed spaces for women and communities of color at the Women’s March on Washington in Los Angeles. Beginning at 9am, they will lead a contingent of women of color and their allies through the march and later will hold an alternative end rally to the official closing program. This event, in partnership with the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, will be a special Chant Down the Walls that will center the voices … Continue Reading ››

Femicide Ends Here | AF3IRM National Statement for the Presidential Inauguration and Women’s March on Washington

The women of AF3IRM declare:   FEMICIDE ENDS HERE--ONWARD WITH THE FEMINIST AGENDA OF GENUINE LIBERATION AND FREEDOM FOR ALL! We’ve been clearly warned: we are in for more turbulent times.  But to Donald Trump and company we issue our own warning: you will cower in our fierce determination, in our deep resolve to create in ways never before seen, in forms that are sustainable and lasting, and which will inevitably destroy the world you’ve been trying to corral us in. As transnational women of color, as immigrants and children of immigrants, we know hatred … Continue Reading ››

Why AF3IRM Hawai’i Marches

OAHU--The Women’s March on Washington and many of its sister marches across the United States have been criticized as overly professionalized, hegemonized by the Democratic Party, and forcefully insistent on a common sorority without centering women with layered dimensions of oppression. AF3IRM Hawai'i joins the Women’s March on O‘ahu as a co-chairing organization to fill in the gaps created by top-down organizing and to center the leadership of working women of color. AF3IRM Hawai'i is the only all-volunteer, multiethnic feminist activist organization in Hawai'i led by women of color who engage policy, community, courtroom, and home to liberate women.
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