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AF3IRM: Now is the Time for the Feminist Uprising!

NATIONAL - This International Working Women’s Day and Women’s Month, AF3IRM raises the call for the Feminist Uprising! On Sunday, March 5th, we took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles with 3,000 people for our third straight International Women’s Day March and we will join the actions for the International Women’s Strike on March 8th with women in over 50 countries. We lead and participate in these militant actions and activities for this year’s Women’s Month, because as transnational women of color living in the United States today, we know that women’s resistance and leadership in the struggle … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM on the Juan Thompson Affair

We received numerous inquiries from media outfits regarding the alleged use of bomb threats against various entities by Juan Thompson in his effort, according to authorities, to harass his former girl friend who happens to be a member of AF3IRM NYC.
We are honoring our sister’s choice to maintain her anonymity.  However, from our collective perspective, we have been appalled by the inordinate burden placed by the legal process upon a woman seeking relief from an abusive and/or dangerous situation with an intimate partner.  For months, we watched our sister go through a well-nigh unbearable situation of … 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 ››

 AF3IRM and Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Sisters Rise up for Justice! OPBSI Raise $10K for AF3IRM at 5th Annual Ray of Hope Walk, Partner for Purple Rose Day

For Immediate Release Contact: Anayeli Gomez, Director of Philanthropy 2017, Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Philanthropy@OmegaPhiBeta.org Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director, AF3IRM af3irm@af3irm.org NEW YORK--On this Valentine’s Day 2017, Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated is excited to announce $10,000 was raised for our beneficiary AF3IRM as part of our Ray of Hope Walk to End Violence Against Women (ROHW). We also partner today on the Purple Rose Day Campaign to share love and commitments among our sisters. Sisters around the country are rising up. Will you join us? Continue Reading ››

Femicide Ends Here | AF3IRM National Statement for the Presidential Inauguration and Women’s March on Washington

The women of AF3IRM declare:   FEMICIDE ENDS HERE--ONWARD WITH THE FEMINIST AGENDA OF GENUINE LIBERATION AND FREEDOM FOR ALL! We’ve been clearly warned: we are in for more turbulent times.  But to Donald Trump and company we issue our own warning: you will cower in our fierce determination, in our deep resolve to create in ways never before seen, in forms that are sustainable and lasting, and which will inevitably destroy the world you’ve been trying to corral us in. As transnational women of color, as immigrants and children of immigrants, we know hatred … Continue Reading ››