WOMXN WARRIORS: Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Walkouts & Intergenerational Organizing.
A project and program in collaboration with Mujeres de Maiz, Self Help Graphics & Art, Innercity Struggle, and The California Endowment.
Join us for a special Mujeres de Maiz (MdM) Live Art Show & Exhibition
honoring 21 Years of MdM & Honoring Womxn Warriors - then and now. An Interdisciplinary, Intercultural, Intergenerational Art Festival and Exhibition Opening Reception
Including performances by
Entre Mujeres: Translocal Musical Dialogues,
Medusa The Gangsta Goddess,
Thunderbirds Raised Her, and more!
Saturday, March 17th, 2018, 7-10pm
at Self Help Graphics & Art
1300 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
*Parking is limited & available on surrounding streets.
*Metro Gold Line - Aliso/Pico Stop
Free, All Ages. RSVP Requested via Eventbrite:
The Art exhibition features womxn of color that are honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Walkouts focusing on their contributions and intergenerational organizing. The exhibition includes archival material, work by walkout participants, and new work inspired by the movement.
Exhibition runs from March 17th to May 30th during regular hours and on special events.
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CELEBRATING & HONORING:
-50 Year Anniversary of the Walkouts
-21 Years of Mujeres de Maiz
-International Womxn's Day,
-Womxn's Herstory Month,
-Mexica New Year
-the coming of Spring
-the Opening Reception of our Month-long Art Exhibition at the Self Help Gallery (through 5/30/18)
All Ages, general admission w/ very limited seating.
Event is wheelchair accessible.
Please inbox us for accommodation needs.
Event is not scent free as we use aromatic medicines/smudges.
Alcohol and Drug Free Event for health of our communities.
Event intends to be a Brave and Safe Space.
Event is all ages/genders/sexualities, please honor the elders and children.
*portraits in flyer of Mita Cuaron and Paula Crisostomo by Marisol Torres
+ + + + Full Calendar of Programming Below. + + + +
Artists Talk: Art, Student Movements and Social Change
Saturday, March 24th, 12 noon
Featuring Mita Cuaron, Gabriela Claro, Felicia ‘Fe’ Montes and more sharing about their artivist work.
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/873650619479543/
Womxn and Student Organizing: Then and Now
Sunday, March 25th, 1-3pm
An Intergenerational panel featuring original womxn walkout organizers Paula Crisostomo, Mita Cuaron in conversation with local Eastside youth organizers.
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/226792104547276/
“Women, Mujeres, Ixoq” Book Release and Reading
Sun, March 25th, 5-7pm
Featuring women featured in the new book about inspiring, revolutionary and activist women by Claudia Hernandez.
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/152480288898298/
Ethnic Studies: 50 Years later, Reflections from the Field
Saturday, April 7th, 3-5pm
Dr. Cati de los Rios, Roosevelt High School teachers Roxanna Duenas and Mariana Ramirez and local Eastside students.
“Walkout” Movie Screening & Conversation
Wednesday April 18th, 6:30pm
w/ Paula and Marisol Crisostomo - mother / daughter intergenerational talk.
Radical Self Care in these Trying Times
Thursday, May 3rd, 7-9pm
Stress relieving herbs and self and community care for these trying times. Avoid burnout, handle stress and learn how simple ways to take care whether you’re a mom or activist, student or otherwise.
“A Crushing Love” Film Screening & Conversation
Sunday, May 6th, 5pm
A film about activist mothers and their journeys followed by a conversation with director Sylvia Morales and local activist mothers.
Resiliency & Accountability In the Movemynt
Thursday, May 17th, 7pm
A conversation about sexism, interpersonal violence & accountability in the Movemynt with Anna Nieto Gomez, Nadia Zepeda and more
Mujeres de Maiz Zine Release
Saturday, May 19th, 6pm
Join us for then zine release event for our annual Mujeres de Maiz zine featuring an annual art and poetry zine featuring all womxn of color. $15-$20 donation includes zine.
“A de Activista” Lectura del Libro para Niños con Dra. Martha Gonzalez
Sabado, May 20th, 11am (Evento en Español)
Una lectura para niños de todas las edades del libro "A es para Activista" /
A reading for children of all ages of the book “A is for Activists” shared in Spanish.