AF3IRM Irvine/OC Hosting Event Series for Women’s Month

This Women's Month, AF3IRM Irvine/OC hosts Even in Disaster,  an event series focused on bringing awareness to and fundraising for AF3IRM's typhoon and sexual violence relief project with NAPIESV. 1620540_1442700912633358_36310965_nMARCH 19th, 2014 | 6:30PM EVEN IN DISASTER WE LEARN: Report-Back with Jollene Levid @ Doheny Beach B, UC Irvine Student Center Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1444633465773227/ Jollene Levid will share her experiences from their 3-week trip to the Philippines where they met with women, organizers, and community groups in Leyte, Mindanao, Cebu, and Manila in the aftermath of the disastrous effects of Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan and militarism. Their work … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM Los Angeles March 7th Event: “Bridging Stories Across Our Backs”

IWD2014dFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2014 Rachel Escosia & Gayle Palma, AF3IRM LA Coordinators losangeles@af3irm.org 310-913-0375 On March 7th, the Los Angeles chapter of AF3IRM will present “Bridging Stories Across Our Backs” – a night of political art, poetry, hip hop, dance, and song by women of the transnational Los Angeles community. As we celebrate 25 years of struggle and sisterhood, we invite all freedom-loving people to join us on International Working Women’s Day. We will come together to celebrate our personal and collective histories and stories, and in the protest spirit of March 8th, strengthen … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM NY REPORT-BACK: Endorsing Organizations Announced for International Women’s Day Mixer and Ninotchka Rosca Report-Back on the Impact of Typhoon Yolanda on Women in Tacloban

1669606_743645232313314_1395358478_oFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: nynj@af3irm.org / @af3irmnyc

The New York chapter of the transnational feminist group AF3IRM celebrates International Working Women’s Day with a report-back featuring member and award-winning author, Ninotchka Rosca on March 8, 3:30-5:30 PM, at the University Settlement in Manhattan.

In honor of the working women and also to learn more about how women and children are disparately impacted by sexual violence in the aftermath of military conflicts and natural calamities like Typhoon Haiyan, AF3IRM has created this public forum.

Rosca shares her findings and experiences during her three-week trip to the Philippines, with national chair, Jollene … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM’s International Working Women’s Day & Women’s History Month Calendar

MARCH 7th, 2014 Los Angeles | IWD Celebration: Bridging Stories Across Our Backs 6:30PM @ The Park's Finest, Los Angeles Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/213438248853217/ New York | Women Organizations Building Women Power Panel  - part of Women Empowerment Week facilitated by Da Urban Butterflies (ft AF3IRM NY's Ninotchka Rosca) 4:00-6:00PM @ Borough of Manhattan Community College, Rm S341 San Diego | Fourth International Exhibition "WOMEN OF YESTERDAY TODAY AND FOREVER" & Artist Reception (ft remarks by AF3IRM SD's Cathy Mendonça) 7:00PM @ The Centro Cultural de la Raza, San Diego Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/281565378667434/ MARCH 8th, 2014 Los … Continue Reading ››

#JusticeNotCharity AF3IRM NY Talk-Back and Mixer

ReportBackAF3IRM NY celebrates International Working Women’s Day with a talk-back featuring member and award-winning author, Ninotchka Rosca on March 8, at 3-5 PM in Manhattan. We honor working women and also learn more about how women and children are disparately impacted by sexual violence in the aftermath of military conflicts and natural calamities like Typhoon Haiyan. Ninotchka shares her findings and experiences during her three-week trip to the Philippines, with National Chair, Jollene Levid. The team surveyed Tacloban and surrounding villages, which were ravaged by the super typhoon last year, and further … Continue Reading ››

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