Category Archives: Los Angeles

SURVIVORS NOT CRIMINALS: OVERHAUL OF MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENT POLICIES ARE A MONUMENTAL TURNING POINT IN ANTI-SEX TRAFFICKING EFFORTS, ACCORDING TO FEMINIST ACTIVISTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: AF3IRM LOS ANGELES [email protected]

Los Angeles, CA - Transnational feminist activists from AF3IRM Los Angeles applaud the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for the passage of the Massage Establishment Ordinance on January 28, 2020, and urge the Board of Supervisors to remove a provision from the ordinance that would allow for the … Continue Reading ››

School of Youth Activism Participant Future Shines Bright

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Skylar Perez-Grogan
AF3IRM Los Angeles Youth Coordinator
[email protected]

AF3IRM Los Angeles is proud to announce School of Youth Activism (SOYA) 2018 participant Briana Morales was accepted to Georgetown University’s Class of 2023! Briana, a soon-to-be graduate of Ramón C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts’ class of 2019, wrote about her experiences participating … Continue Reading ››

Land and Liberation Plenary Panel on Decolonizing Feminism to feature Bamby Salcedo, Kimberly Robertson, Connie Huynh

LOS ANGELES—Transnational and indigenous women will come together for “Whose Space: Decolonizing Feminism, Beyond Talk, Into Practice, to Liberation” at AF3IRM’s Land and Liberation Forum on Saturday, March 9th. This plenary panel, which begins at 12 noon, will feature activist Bamby Salcedo of the [email protected] Coalition, CSULA Professor Kimberly Robertson, and Connie Huynh, who is part of … Continue Reading ››

Native Hawaiian Organizer Yvonne Mahelona to Keynote Land and Liberation Forum in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES—With the March 9th forum’s focus on Land and Liberation, AF3IRM Los Angeles is excited to welcome Yvonne Mahelona, indigenous Hawaiian (Kanaka) and a core organizer with AF3IRM Hawai'i, as the event’s keynote speaker.

Attendees will hear from Yvonne and learn that “she is … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM LOS ANGELES TO HOST LAND AND LIBERATION FORUM IN HONOR OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

LOS ANGELES—After four consecutive years of organizing and leading Los Angeles’s International Women’s Day March and Rally, the local chapter of the feminist organization AF3IRM will honor this global day of celebration and resistance in a deeper, more intimate way. This year, AF3IRM LA will bring people together for “Land and Liberation: Decolonizing Feminist Thought and … Continue Reading ››