Tag Archives: International Women’s Day

This Saturday: No Borders! No Nations! End Deportations! Noise Demo by AF3IRM SF Bay Area

In recognition of International Women’s Day, AF3IRM SF/Bay Area calls on the community to join us in solidarity with all immigrants for a noise demonstration outside of the Bay Area’s largest ICE Detention Facility - the Contra Costa West County Detention Facility in Richmond, CA. On March 11th, we stand with all immigrants, denounce the targeting of migrant women including, Guadalupe Garcia De Rayos, Jeanette Vizguerra, Valeria de la Luz, Ms. Gonzalez, Sara Beltran-Hernandez, & Daniela Vargas, and honor the ongoing resistance of women on the front lines, leading the fight against Trump’s racist (anti-indigenous, anti-black, anti-arab, anti-asian), xenophobic, and islamophobic … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

Women’s March Shuts Down Streets of Los Angeles in the Name of Justice and Liberation

For Immediate Release Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director af3irm@af3irm.org 323/813-4272 LOS ANGELES--A march with an estimated 2,000 participants, organized by two feminists of color groups, AF3IRM and Ovarian Psyco-Cycles, shut down the streets of downtown Los Angeles this past Sunday. It was obvious from the onset that this was no ordinary march - as AF3IRM National Chair Jollene Levid stated, “when our history books look back, they are going to recognize the statistic we are creating today. When they look back to March 8, 2015, they will see that waves and waves – hundreds, thousands, of women of color and allies shut down downtown … Continue Reading ››

Organized and Dangerous: Women Push Onward to Liberation

For Immediate Release Barbra Ramos, National Communications Director af3irm@af3irm.org 323-813-4272 NATIONAL--AF3IRM celebrates International Women’s Day -- also known as International Working Women’s Day -- the best way we know how: by affirming the absolute necessity of women-led organizing and fighting for liberation! The strength and courage of women is transformative and powerful. We know the roots of International Women’s Day in the strikes and struggles of women workers. We have witnessed how women-created actions snowballed into vast movements for social justice: Alicia Garza and Patrisse Cullors started #BlackLivesMatter, while Idle No More came from Jessica Gordon, Sylvia McAdam, Nina Wilson, and Sheelah McLean. We have … Continue Reading ››

Happy Hour Against Patriarchy in New York

unnamedNew York City — The transnational feminist organization AF3IRM will commemorate March as International Women’s Month on March 7, 2015 through a cultural exchange of arts, poetry, and a lecture-conversation on theory building. Called the ‘Happy Hour Against the Patriarchy’, AF3IRM New York will share excerpts of their member’s books and journals, render songs, read poems, and show their works of art in the auspices of the YaYa Network in lower Manhattan from six o’clock in the evening. There will be a short lecture on the importance of theory building for the feminist movement world-wide … Continue Reading ››