Category Archives: New York

Feminism Heals: Open Mic and Mixer on March 12 with AF3IRM NYC

Join AF3IRM NYC for an open mic and mixer celebrating International Women’s Day. Feminist activism heals the wounds of patriarchy, racism, capitalism, and imperialism. On this night, we’ll honor women’s resistance through art. We’re also raising funds to support activist, artist, and former NYC Co-Coordinator Leani Auxiliio. Leani is fiercely facing down cancer. We’ll hold a silent auction of Leani’s art. Bring … Continue Reading ››

The feminists at the helm of our struggle✊🏽✊🏽

Dear AF3IRM NYC community,

We are thrilled to welcome our chapter’s Co-Coordinators for 2019. After holding elections in January, Claudia Miriam Lara will join Joan Ariete to lead our movement forward to a feminist future.

Claudia is a first generation Xicanx from Hawai’i. Raised for the majority of her life by a single undocumented mother, for her, the political has … Continue Reading ››

Cyntoia Brown: Born to Oppression, Jailed by Exploitation, Freed by Resistance

This is an open letter to you, Cyntoia Brown. We share in the general jubilation of the gubernatorial clemency which will enable you to leave prison this August.  After spending 15 years behind bars.  For having struck back at the man who bought you for sex when you were 16 years old.  There is an implicit irony in this matching of … Continue Reading ››