upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

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International Wxmen’s Day at Asian Arts Initiative

International Womxn’s Day
Friday, March 8, 2019, 6p.m.
Sliding scale: $15-20*


Celebrate the radical spirit of a united international womxn’s movement with Asian Arts Initiative and Qunify. Imagine what an inclusive, queer, women of color-led movement might look like. Revisiting Audre Lorde’s statement that “caring for oneself is a political act,” we will engage artists and advocacy organizations to foster an embodied space of care and joy for women, trans, and non-binary people. Join us for a night of celebration emceed by MZ Frizzle featuring interactive stations, performances, and a queer dance social led by Kelia Perez-Vega!

*Tickets for this event are sliding scale $15-20, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds

Childcare will be available upon request, if you have childcare needs please email cat@asianartsinitiative.org.

Event Schedule
6:00-6:20 p.m.
Opening Reception with food from LALO Philly

6:20-7:00 p.m.
INSPIRE with a Keynote Address from Thenmozhi Soundararajan of Equality Labs

7:00-9:00 p.m.**
REFLECT with an interactive exhibit from Wit López (ACG '18)
HEAL with tarot readings from Victoria Wickler
PLANT with a Path to Home Ownership Workshop from Ife Foy
GROW with Starfruit Project

9:00-11:00 p.m.**
MOVE with a Queer Dance Social led by Kelia Perez-Vega, featuring new performance choreographed by Belle Alvarez to the music of Interminable

**These activities are ongoing, feel free to drop in and drop out as you see fit!

Find more info at Asian Arts Initiative's website.

THIS IS A SAFE(R) SPACE. NO RACISM, TRANSPHOBIA, ELITISM, COLORISM, HOMOPHOBIA, FEMMEPHOBIA, FAT PHOBIA. CONSENT IS MANDATORY.

Asian Arts Initiative is designed as a mobility accessible facility, with access to all public floors and spaces, and seating accommodations for programmed events. Both non-gendered and individually isolating restrooms are available on each floor, all equipped with changing stations.

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