Please see Victories for past events and campaigns.
Please join us for this festive, interfaith event. We're co-sponsoring!
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, in partnership with the NYC Commission On Human Rights, the Nur Ashki Jerrahi Community Sufi Order, Tarab NYC, the Caribbean Equality Project, Muslims For Progressive Values- New York (MPV-NY), and Young Feminists & Allies (YFA) - NOW's 1st Virtual Chapter, invite you to join us for dinner to celebrate Eid-ul-Adha. Also known as the "Feast of the Sacrifice," this holiday celebrates Ibrahim's devotion to Allah. The evening will be an opportunity to gather and celebrate community over delicious food!
This event is open to the public and completely free of charge, but registration is required. To request an accommodation or interpretation, or for any other inquiries, please email email@example.com.
Register at: https://tinyurl.com/FEMINIST061817
Learn self-defense under the sun!
Join us for an evening of butt-kicking, fun, and empowerment! Learn about Rachel's self-defense philosophy in her recent ESPN article here.
This one-hour workshop includes a full-range of self-defense tactics based in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a ground fighting system that uses leverage to subdue assailants with chokes and joint locks.
Workshop participants will gain basic skills in
- How to fall properly
- Controlling distance
- Escaping vulnerable positions
- Being offensive from the ground
- Joint locks
*This class is geared toward those who are vulnerable to gender-based violence.Donations over $10/person will sponsor free courses for women with financial need.
We will be hosting a FREE feminist self-defense workshop in Prospect Park! Please join us for some under the sun feminist fun! Rachel's workshops are empowering and transformational. We hope you can make it!
You can read more about her self-defense philosophy in her ESPN article here: http://www.espn.com/espnw/voices/article/19034512/how-feminist-self-defense-flips-script-violence-women
RSVP for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/feminist-self-defense-in-prospect-park-tickets-34842633254
We will be hosting another FREE feminist Self-Defense workshop with Rachel Piazza in June! Join us for an evening of butt-kicking, fun, and empowerment! Learn about Rachel's self-defense philosophy in her recent ESPN article here.
A huge thanks to the New York City Parks Department for hosting us in the space.
Please join President Jerin Arifa below, as part of a very diverse panel.
Join this interactive workshop on how language can be (ab)used to oppress groups, and how to leverage words to liberate people instead.
Please join our Treasurer Rachel Piazza for a free self-defense workshop. She will teach feminist self-defense, which is quite different than traditional forms. You can learn more about this form in her recent ESPN article here.
A huge thanks to the New York City Parks Department for hosting us in the space. They hosted another workshop last month, for International Women's Day.
Hosted by Fordham University It's On Us
President Jerin Arifa will take part in a roundtable discussion. She will share her experience of being one of two students who spearheaded the creation of the campus sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking policy for the largest, public urban university in the U.S.
- Michelle Kaminsky, Brooklyn District Attorney
- Jerin Arifa, Young Feminists and Allies: National Organization for Women's (NOW) Inaugural Virtual Chapter
- Jennifer Gray, PEACE OUTside Campus
- Carlina Leon, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
- Samantha B. Ross, United States Military Academy
- Moderated by Monica Sobrin, It's On Us
What are our goals at a campus, community, city, and state level? What stakeholders with power do/don't we have access to? How do we as individuals, organizations, and an NYC team fit together and how can we most effectively pool our resources to create the most change?
Organized by WIN.NYC
Join President Jerin Arifa during this all-star panel to learn about concrete actions you can take and organizations to get involved with, post election.
- Carmelyn Malalis: Chair and Commissioner, NYC Commission on Human Rights
- Carlene Pinto: Campaign Manager, NY Immigration Coalition
- Jerin Arifa: President, Young Feminists and Allies: National Organization for Women's (NOW) Inaugural Virtual Chapter
- Sara Valenzuela: Vice President at Patrick B. Jenkins & Associates, and most recently Director of National Latino Outreach, Hillary for America
Christina M Greer, PhD: Associate Chair, Department of Political Science, Fordham University
Please join our Chapter President Jerin Arifa as she discusses how intersectionality can help us accelerate progress for the feminist movement, as demonstrated by the successful Global Women's Marches on January 21.
Please join our Chapter President Jerin Arifa as she discusses 'practical feminism' during this symposium series. Attendees are encouraged to join in the discussion, and everyone has cake!
NYC Parks Presents: A Celebration of International Women's Day!
Please join our Treasurer Rachel Piazza for a free self-defense workshop, 7:30 PM--8 PM. She will also present on an inspiring panel.
President Jerin Arifa will be tabling throughout the event, from 5 PM--8:30 PM. A huge thanks to the NYC Parks Department for hosting this event.
To celebrate Valentine's Day 2017, learn how to increase love for the most important person in your life -- YOU!
Please join us on a webinar to learn how to increase self esteem and self compassion, as well as create or strengthen your own Feminist Force Field (FFF).
We will also hear from high school feminists across the nation, who are doing incredible feminist work.
We want to highlight you and your feminist activism! Join us to learn how. Open to all -- members and non-members.
Video conference Link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/youngfeminists; Online Meeting ID: youngfeminists; (When you click on the link above, it will ask you to download the FreeConferenceCall Desktop or Mobile application beforehand for video options and screen sharing)
If you'd rather just call in: Dial-in Number: (712) 451-0459; Access Code: 127369
President Jerin Arifa was grateful to take part in this transformative conference, with a stellar lineup of activists, such as the below.
Jose Antonio Vargas - Co-Founder and CEO, Define American
Singer-songwriter, activist and feminist icon Ani DiFranco brings “VOTE DAMMIT” tour to NYC this November. Comedian Lizz Winstead, known for her work on “The Daily Show” will open both evenings.
President Jerin Arifa and member Micah Bochart met with Ani about collaborating together.