The 8th Annual Summer School of Youth Activism in Iowa, Regeneration: Cultivating Intergenerational Learning and Leadership, remote workshops now in session

NATIONAL: In partnership with Monsoon Asians & Pacific Islanders in Solidarity, AF3IRM National announces the start of the 8th Annual Summer School of Youth Activism in Iowa. This is the second year we will be conducting the school remotely due to the pandemic. The theme of the school is Regeneration: Cultivating Intergenerational Learning and Leadership and calls on … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

International Working Women’s Day: Origins and a Way Forward

Contact: AF3IRM Seattle, [email protected]

International Women’s Day, though presently pinkwashed, was originally created as part of the organizing strategy of Socialist parties in the United States and Europe. Previously called International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) it signified a day of striking, political organizing, and dismantling capitalism with the express goal of prioritizing the … 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 ››

Amy Coney Barrett Key to Conquering Women, Strategy of Colonialism

On the day that is reserved for honoring Indigenous people whose stolen land many of us occupy as settlers, the United States Senate has begun its hearings for Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court justice, Amy Coney Barrett. There is no greater miscalculation than to pick this date out of haste, as our nation is reminded of the widespread … Continue Reading ››

INCARCERATION IS “HUMAN COLLECTION,” CENTRAL TO MODERN GENOCIDE

Contact: 
Connie Huynh
AF3IRM National Chairperson, [email protected]

There is a war on people of the global south occurring inside the bodies of women in migrant detention centers. The mass hysterectomies being performed on the women at LaSalle Corrections facilities in Georgia are acts of mutilation, torture, and the tools of genocide.

On September 14, a complaintContinue 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 ››

Solidarity Forever: AF3IRM Stands with our Union Brothers Massacred in San Jose

Our hearts are breaking and are filled with anger for the workers and families impacted by the shooting in San Jose, CA and for the larger, broader labor movement including our union siblings in the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 265 and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 521. Nine people were killed Wednesday morning, May 26, at … Continue Reading ››

Women’s Work: Visibility through a Global Pandemic

Contact: AF3IRM San Diego [email protected]

In March of 2021, the San Diego Organizing Committee honored women's struggle against patriarchy and imperialism by spotlighting local women of color whose labor supports our community.  The paid and unpaid labor performed by women is undervalued, and the past year's pandemic and callous response by authority figures … Continue Reading ››

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