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 ››
NEW YORK: Last year on February 14th, a gunman with a history of misogyny and domestic violence killed 17 children and educators in Parkland, Florida. This year, one day after the one-year memorial of this tragedy, Donald Trump twisted the narrative of trafficking, drugs, and gangs and declared a fake national state of emergency to justify billions for … Continue Reading ››
NEW YORK—On the third anniversary of the January explosion of women’s anger toward the pervasive and intensive misogyny in the United States of America, AF3IRM NYC
re-affirms its commitment to work toward a feminist future for the people and the land. This bedrock revolt against oppression and exploitation of the majority population, not only of the USA, but of the globe, … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
In the spirit of community activists and feminists targeted and killed, indigenous community leader Juana Ramirez Santiago in Guatemala and queer black city councilmember Marielle Franco in Brazil, AF3IRM participates in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, annually, with the heartbreaking consciousness that there are new names of women to remember, and so … Continue Reading ››