We invite you to join AF3IRM for our events for International Women's Day and for the rest of Women's Month! We are proud to be able to present the International Women's Day March in Los Angeles for the third year in a row and to participate in the International Women's Strike. We will also have a noise demo in solidarity with all immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area. See our calendar below for more information.
Contact: Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director, AF3IRM firstname.lastname@example.org | 323-813-4272 LOS ANGELES--On Sunday, March 5th, 2017, AF3IRM will center the experiences and voices of women of color with a march and rally in downtown Los Angeles to mark International Women’s Day. This march, organized for the third year in a row, will call attention to the diverse issues facing women today, as well as call on women and allies to join the feminist uprising and put forth collective visions of liberation and freedom. Over the past two years, AF3IRM has brought thousands of people to downtown Los Angeles to speak out against attacks … Continue Reading ››
Contact: Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director, AF3IRM email@example.com | 323-813-4272 Armando Carmona, Communications Coordinator, NDLON firstname.lastname@example.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 ››
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ivy Quicho National Organizing Director organizing@AF3IRM.org | 951-333-4306 LOS ANGELES-- On September 10, 2016 AF3IRM, in conjunction with the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, and in partnership with People's Yoga Los Angeles, launched the first-ever School of Youth Activism by AF3IRM LA (SOYA LA). SOYA LA is a free, holistic three-part program for high-school-aged girl-identified youth. Over the course of eight weeks, participants will participate in trauma-informed yoga, sensory strategies, and transnational feminist workshops. This unique program is the first of its kind in Los Angeles and is designed to provide youth with the knowledge … Continue Reading ››
TRANSNATIONAL/WOMEN OF COLOR FOR BLACK LIVES MATTER: AF3IRM Los Angeles humbly, with the blessing of Black Lives Matter LA, invites all people of color, especially our women-identified sisters of color, to an educational discussion on how to address and ABOLISH anti-black racism in our communities. As allies/accomplices/
co-conspirators to Black Lives Matter, we are asking community to come to the table to 1) have an open discussion on how we can end anti-black racism in our communities and 2) to strategize ways that we can center black liberation as part of our political programs.
We want to honor black leadership as … Continue Reading ››