This Women’s Month, AF3IRM Irvine/OC hosts Even in Disaster, an event series focused on bringing awareness to and fundraising for AF3IRM’s typhoon and sexual violence relief project with NAPIESV.
Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1444633465773227/
Jollene Levid will share her experiences from their 3-week trip to the Philippines where they met with women, organizers, and community groups in Leyte, Mindanao, Cebu, and Manila in the aftermath of the disastrous effects of Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan and militarism. Their work is part of Phase 1 of AF3IRM’s sexual violence relief centers project with NAPIESV (National Organization of Asians and Pacific Islanders Ending Sexual Violence: http://www.napiesv.org/).
MARCH 21ST, 2014 | 7:30PM (Previously scheduled for March 20th)
EVEN IN DISASTER WE RISE
In the Face of Disaster Open Mic
@ Paradise Perks Cafe, Irvine, CA
Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/435519913247442/
The purpose of this Open Mic Fundraiser is to raise funds in an effort to relieve the devastation of Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines. The money will be going directly to Phase 2 of our relief project.
**DONATION/ENTRY $10 per person***
What will AF3IRM do? Phase 2: 1) Comprehensive Medical Mission Team 2) Social Work Mission Team (for mental healthcare) 3) Advocacy Trainings (Livelihood training, Reproductive Justice Training, Sexual Violence/Rape Crisis Relief Training, Trafficking Training). We are asking for donations to send a medical team, social workers, and organizers who will work with organizers in PI directly.
Come and spend an evening of music, community building and spreading awareness with us at Paradise Perks!!
We look forward to watching our friends, family and the community perform and come together for this cause!!! All family and friends welcome!
Featuring performances by:
– Chase Boyle (American Idol regional finalist, CSUF)
– Taylor Akey (IMTA Showcase Top Male Performer 2014)
– Ashley Slack (UCI, Musicality representative)
– Asleep at the Gate (OC Music Awards nominee)
– Daniel Eachus (Comedy Central, Brea Improv, Flappers Comedy)
– DRH: Drew, Ruben, Hanson (House of Blues, Fox Theatre, Pamona Glass House)
– Noah The Wordsmith (dope underground slam poet and hip hop lyricist)
– Project Wonder (Magic Castle, Roosevelt Hotel Hollywood, Now You See Me)
– Eunice Kim (UCI Alum, CAUCI Cabinet alum)
– Damian Holmes (Irvine Improv, Comedy Hideaway)
– Jazzmine Farol (Soulstice People’s Choice Award Winner)
– Will Morrison (Indie Folk Rock, OC Music Award showcases)
– Ruth Pierce (Singer, songwriter, guitarist)
– Heather Lapham (Up and coming spoken word poetess)
MARCH 27TH, 2014 | 6:30 PM
EVEN IN DISASTER WE TAKE ACTION > EVENT IS CANCELED!
Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/601199343301859/
Empowering and Rebuilding Women: A Conversation with AF3IRM Irvine/OC and Dr. Vandana Asthana (Urban Plates, Irvine, CA)
For more information about AF3IRM Irvine/OC
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*Twitter account: @AF3IRM_Irvine
*Chapter Coordinator: Mona Navarro [email protected]