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Women of Color Convene to Chant Down the Walls of Fascism in the United States, Moving Beyond the Aims of the Los Angeles Women’s March

Contact: Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director, AF3IRM af3irm@af3irm.org | 323-813-4272 Armando Carmona, Communications Coordinator, NDLON armando@ndlon.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 ››

AF3IRM Los Angeles Launches School of Youth Activism, First of its Kind in LA

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 ››

AF3IRM Presents: Ending Anti-Blackness in Our Communities of Color/Strategizing for Liberation

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 ››

AF3IRM Presents Beyond the Struggle featuring Ana Tijoux, Medusa, Obsidian Flows, and Los Cambalache!

DREAMING BEYOND THE STRUGGLE is a special benefit concert to sustain transnational feminist work in Los Angeles & beyond. Support us as we dare to put forth a vision of women’s power and liberation and of lives filled with dignity! This will be Ana Tijoux's only concert during her visit in the United States. The night will feature Tylana Renga and the Obsidian Flows in what promises to be a unique and one-time only performance of Ana's repertoire reimagined by these LA-based musicians. The Obsidian Flows will also present some of their original songs and Los Cambalache will open up the night with their East LA Chicano-Jarocho music. Sasha Ali from Miss Modular … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM Los Angeles Presents Recuerdo / Alaala / ذاكرة / Remembrance: Earrings of Shadow and Light ART SHOW OPENING FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director losangeles@af3irm.org 323-813-4272 LOS ANGELES-- AF3IRM, a transnational feminist, anti-imperialist organization, presents Recuerdo / Alaala / ذاكرة / Remembrance: Earrings of Shadow and Light, the first traveling art exhibition of its kind. This exhibition pays homage to the millions of missing, murdered, and trafficked women and girls across the globe and features works from local and international artists, jewelry makers, musicians, and community members. Across borders, earrings are ornaments that have been worn from pre-colonial times to the present with various purposes and significance, and in … Continue Reading ››