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AF3IRM hosts a night of music and liberation with Ana Tijoux, Shadia Mansour, Maya Jupiter and Ceci Bastida

LOS ANGELES--The women of AF3IRM are proud to present FREEDOM DREAMS: A Transnational Musical Dialogue, with intimate performances by Chilean emcee Ana Tijoux, the First Lady of Arab Hip Hop Shadia Mansour, Artivist Entertainment founder emcee Maya Jupiter, and Tijuana-born singer-songwriter Ceci Bastida. This Sunday, these dynamic performers will take to the stage in Los Angeles and also join in conversations around liberation and social justice. This latest Freedom Dreams show  is part of AF3IRM’s strategy for genuine liberation. It builds off previous cultural productions, workshops, and events that have brought in local and international artists … Continue Reading ››

Freedom Dreams: A Transnational Musical Dialogue

FREEDOM DREAMS: a transnational musical dialogue Featuring special intimate performances by Ana Tijoux + Shadia Mansour + Maya Jupiter + Ceci Bastida with DJ Francesca Harding and DJ Beca G of Sessions LA Presented by AF3IRM Sunday, May 28, 8pm Zebulon LA, 2478 Fletcher Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90039 $25 presale / Event is 18+ Ticket info coming soon - join our email list to get ticket info first! For more info: freedomdreams@af3irm.org “Progressive social movements do not simply produce statistics and narratives of oppression; rather, the best ones do what great poetry always does: transport us … Continue Reading ››

Revolutionary Motherhood: A Mother’s Day Celebration, Gathering, and Discussion with Movement Mamas

Join AF3IRM Los Angeles in our 2nd annual celebration, dialogue, and sharing amongst mothers. Mother's Day, originally an anti-war call, is the perfect time for us to gather, strategize, and build in this time of fascism. Revolutionary Motherhood A Mother's Day Celebration, Gathering, and Discussion with Movement Mamas Thursday, May 18th, 2017 977 1/2 Chung King Road, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Chinatown) FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/284543068626129/ For more info, contact: losangeles@af3irm.org PLEASE RSVP and also provide the ages of the children you are bringing. We will have political education for the children while the mamas … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM Statement for May Day 2017

NATIONAL—Today we in AF3IRM join workers worldwide in marking May Day! We take time to remember the Haymarket affair and the long struggle of labor rights and unions especially as we here in the United States recently survived the first 100 days of a troubled presidency, as the fascist-in-chief fashions this country into a corporatized state. This administration’s leaders continue to champion white supremacy, heteropatriarchy, ableism and xenophobia with their far-right and neo-fascist agenda to the detriment of women in all sectors. This International Workers’ Day we recognize that the intersections of oppression target the most vulnerable among us as this … Continue Reading ››

Forward to a Feminist Future!

At the AF3IRM 2016 National Congress, we evaluated our role as transnational feminists, anti-imperialists situated in the United States. We discussed the need for a heightened strategy against right-wing/neo-fascist ideologies and the importance of developing our own theories to analyze new conditions. The chapters identified intersecting issues impacting  our locales and the need to build deeper in our communities. We committed to strategizing  beyond solutions that merely aim to reduce, rather than eliminate harm, in order to build a world free of violence and hate. It is imperative that while we recognize the nuances of our oppression … Continue Reading ››