AF3IRM in the Media

MAY 2019

“Could Prostitution Be Next to Be Decriminalized?” (NY Times)
NY chapter member Laura Ramirez quoted opposing the legalization of prostitution in NY.

“Propuesta para legalizar la prostitución crea controversia en Nueva York” (El Diario)
AF3IRM NY chapter co-coordinator, Claudia Lara, quoted opposing the legalization of prostitution in NY

Stop the abortion bans: Filipina mother shares her story” (TFC Balitang America – YouTube)
AF3IRM Founding Chair Jollene Levid shares her story about late-term abortion.

“Alabama governor signs state-wide restrictive abortion law” (TFC Balitang America – YouTube)
AF3IRM Educational Director Olivia Canlas speaks out against the law which was signed in Alabama, the state she grew up in.

MARCH 2019

Column: Sex-trafficking victims need help to get their voices heard” (Honolulu Star Advertiser) (PDF)
F3IRM Hawaii co-founder Nadine Ortega’s editorial piece on expanding the dialogue around the current moves to decriminalize prostitution to include those who think legalization is harmful and those marginalized and silenced.


“Pinoy sexual assault victims share experiences at #MeTooRally”  (ABS-CBN)
AF3IRM National Chair Ivy Quicho speaks about sexual assault and abuse at the #MeToo March and Rally in Hollywood.

“A 12-Year-Old Warrior for Justice” (Ms Magazine)
An UPA Warrior for Justice and student of AF3IRM SF Bay Area’s Cory Jong is profiled.

“Speak out against harassment” – Editorial by Nadine Ortega (Honolulu Star Advertiser) (PDF)
AF3IRM Hawaii co-founder Nadine Ortega speaks on Hawaii’s #MeToo moments and what needs to be done.

MAY 2017

Liberate ‘Lolas’ with Eudocia in Our Hearts: US Filipinas Discuss ‘My Family’s Slave’” (Telesur English)
AF3IRM Hawaii coordinator Khara Jabola-Carolus shares perspectives on the story of Eudocia Tomas Pulido, the subject of Alex Tizon’s “My Family’s Slave” in The Atlantic.

ARPIL 2017

Shadia Mansour, First Lady of Arabic Hip-Hop, Shares Stories and Songs” (OC Weekly)
Coverage of AF3IRM LA event “Freedom Dreams: A Conversation with Shadia Mansour and Martha Gonzalez.”

MARCH 2017

International Women’s Day March in Los Angeles


Memories of US-based Resistance mark EDA celebration in LA” ( (2017)
National Finance Director Angela Bartolome spoke at “People and the Power of Resistance from 1986 to Today” at the Pilipino Worker Center in Los Angeles.

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