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Freedom Dreams: Shadia Mansour & Martha Gonzalez in Conversation

LOS ANGELES-- As part of AF3IRM Los Angeles' ongoing theory building process, we invite you join us for a intimate conversation and performance with Shadia Mansour, “the first lady of Arabic hip-hop”, and Dr. Martha Gonzalez, Chicana Artivista and Scholar, to learn and explore how a female Arab Hip-Hop MC is resisting against the Politics of fear by articulating our imaginaries of liberation through music. We are living in a critical moment: Fascism and Xenophobia are becoming a trend globally, police are becoming militarized and military response to conflicts is being normalized, people are dehumanized for simply … Continue Reading ››

Join AF3IRM for International Women’s Day and Women’s Month!

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.

2017 International Women's Day and Women's Month Calendar

Wednesday, March 1st South Bay - Los Angeles (CA) | … Continue Reading ››

Women of Color to Take Over Downtown Los Angeles for the Third Straight Year in honor of International Women’s Day

Contact: Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director, AF3IRM af3irm@af3irm.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 ››

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 ››