Category Archives: Purple Rose Campaign

AF3IRM Stands In Solidarity With Our Slain Sisters In Georgia

Contact: 
Connie Huynh
National Chairperson, [email protected]

It is with a heavy heart that AF3IRM condemns the recent murders of mostly Asian women at several Georgia massage establishments. Eight people were killed on Tuesday night, six of them were Asian women, four of those women were Korean nationals. While Georgia officials have not confirmed that these murders were racially motivated, … Continue Reading ››

For our Sisters and Grandmothers: Purple Roses Up!

Contact: 
Connie Huynh
National Chairperson, [email protected]

On February 14th of every year--what is widely recognized as Valentine’s Day in this place we call the U.S.--AF3IRM observes Purple Rose Day. While the rest of society partakes in (or rejects) the commodification of romance, every year on this day AF3IRM recommits to ending the commodification of women … Continue Reading ››

Speaking up for Ourselves and Listening to Survivors: AF3IRM Names Digital Violence As a Form of Violence Against Women

Contact: 
Connie Huynh
AF3IRM National Chairperson, [email protected]
Valeria Espinosa
AF3IRM National Programme Coordinator, [email protected]

Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness – … Continue Reading ››

THE PURPLE ROSE, RADIANT & DEFIANT: A DECOLONIZED CAMPAIGN HONORING & UPLIFTING SURVIVORS

Purple roses in various shades of defiance flood social media on February 14, marking the 21st year of the Purple Rose Campaign, the bedrock of AF3IRM’s organizing history. The Purple Rose has symbolized our work in ensuring liberation-- the kind that’s uncompromising, unanchored from patriarchal demands that lead to exploitation-- for all womankind. The Purple Rose is … Continue Reading ››