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United States > NY, New York > 224 West 29 Street 14th Floor YA-YA Network > 2015-02-08 > 02:00 pm

About The Event

Bring your family, your friends, and loved ones to GABRIELA New York’s Pinay HERstories: Migration to Liberation, an afternoon filled with live music, video, poetry, and community dialogue. Pinay HERstories reclaims the Filipina narrative by collecting fragments of shared experiences. These stories show the resilience of Filipino migrant women and the power of community in our lives. Monique Wilson from GABRIELA Philippines and One Billion Rising Revolution will be our special guest. This event is also part of Philippine Solidarity Week, week of activities beginning on February 4th to commemorate the Philippine-American War and to raise and awareness sand support for the continuing struggle of the Filipino people for national liberation. It is led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-USA or BAYAN USA. All are welcome for those interested in learning about GABRIELA NEW YORK organizing our current programs, more about our allied organizations, and how Pinays are building community. *we will be dancing ONE BILLION RISING FOR REVOLUTION PHILIPPINES

About The Organization


GABRIELA New York (formerly known as Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment [FiRE]) is a mass-based women's organization serving New York City and its surrounding areas. We connect the Filipino diaspora to the women's struggle in the Philippines. We are women of Philippine descent, including those who are migrants, immigrants and US-born. We recognize Filipino women of mixed heritage and adoptees. GABRIELA New York is a LGBTIQ-(Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer/Questioning) friendly organization that is inclusive of transgender people of Philippine descent. For more information, please visit http://www.gabrielanewyork.org

We are a proud member organization of GABRIELA-USA that is the first overseas chapter of GABRIELA Philippines. To learn more, please go to http://www.gabusa.org

GABRIELA New York is a member of BAYAN-USA, an alliance of progressive Filipino groups in the U.S. representing organizations of migrants, workers, women, youth and students, artists and professionals. To learn more about BAYAN, please visit http://bayanusa.org/

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