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The Women’s Revolt Continues: Teachers’ Strikes Across the Nation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2018 Sylvia Cabrera, AF3IRM Los Angeles Co-Coordinator 213-537-7260 [email protected]

AF3IRM Los Angeles stands with and joins the national uprising of educators fighting for fair compensation, safe schools, and quality public education for students and their families. We send our solidarity to the educators of West Virginia, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Colorado, whose strikes are the latest iteration of … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM LA’s SOYA Youth Briana: “We are choosing to fight”

Los Angeles--On the day of #MarchforOurLives, we in AF3IRM wanted to also uplift the voices of the youth with whom we work. We know that feminist future that we seek can be found in the youth who inspire us with their brilliance and their leadership. This speech was delivered by Briana Morales, one of the youth who participated in AF3IRM … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM NYC Stands in Solidarity with March for Our Lives; Underscores the Link with Misogyny, Domestic Violence and Mass Violence

NEW YORK — As our youth and students take to the streets today to compel Washington DC to enact stricter gun controls, AF3IRM NYC sends its support and gratitude to the hundreds of thousands of young people who have decided to take control of the state of violence in this nation.  By doing so, they take control of their and … Continue Reading ››

#MeToo: From Where We Stand – AF3IRM Hawai’i

HONOLULU—Workplaces in Hawai‘i—from Waikiki hotels to State Capitol halls— are hostile to women. Hawaiʻi under United States’ control has a history of subordinating women under men through law and culture. As a result, men as a class and as individuals hold more power, and they have abused this power.

Men’s systemic abuse of power continues to block … Continue Reading ››

International Working Women’s Day 2018: There is No Way But Forward – to a Feminist Future!

For Immediate Release March 8, 2018 Contact: Ivy Quicho, National Chairperson, [email protected] Mykie Ozoa, Hawai’i Chapter, [email protected] New York Chapter, [email protected] Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director, [email protected] NATIONAL — AF3IRM raises up the banner of Forward to a Feminist Future for International Working Women’s Day/International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 and throughout March for Women’s Month! Since Donald Trump’s inauguration in 2017, AF3IRM has led the … Continue Reading ››