WOMXN WARRIORS
Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Walkouts & Intergenerational Organizing

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Left to Right: Mita Cuaron, Paula Crisostomo, 2018 by Marisol Torres

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WOMXN WARRIORS
Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Walkouts & Intergenerational Organizing

A collaboration between Mujeres de Maiz, Self Help Graphics & Art, InnerCity Struggle, and The California Endowment.

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, 2018 during regular hours and on special events. Additional support provided by CSULA, The Department of Chicanx and Latinax Studies.

 
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OPENING RECEPTION

Live Art Show Festival and Exhibition Opening
Saturday, March 17th, 2018 at 7-10pm

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, Medusa, and more.
Free, All Ages (RSVP requested)

Exhibiting Artists

Andi Xoch, Bianka Miranda, Claudia Bibiano, Clover, Gabriela Yoque, Claudia D. Hernández, FE (Felicia Montes), Gabriella Claro, Joan Zeta, Las Fotos Project, Liliflor Arte, Margaret Quica Alarcon, Marisol Torres, Margarita Cuaron, Ramona Garcia/ Nancy Ledesma, Norma Coronado, Sarah Habib, Stephanie Godoy, and Soledad Alatorre. As well as archival items from InnerCity Struggle, and the Cal State LA Special Collections archive of Gloria Arellanes.

ON STAGE

D'Lo, Faith Santilla, Entre Mujeres: Translocal Musical Dialogues, Medusa The Gangsta Goddess, Thunderbirds Raised Her, and more!

PROGRAMMING (MARCH)

Artists Talk: Art, Student Movements and Social Change
Saturday, March 24th, 12 noon


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. 


“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. 


PROGRAMMING (APRIL)

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
with Paula and Marisol Crisostomo - mother / daughter intergenerational talk of those featured in the film.

PROGRAMMING (MAY)

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. 


Chingon Politics Die Hard: Resiliency & Accountability In the Movemynt
A conversation about sexism, interpersonal violence & accountability in the Movemynt with Anna NietoGomez, Nadia Zepeda, and Felicitas Nunez.


TOURS OF EXHIBITION

Guided Tour of Womxn Warriors
Come join us for a guided tour of Womxn Warriors: Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Walkouts and Intergenerational Organizing. Tours will be led at the top of each hour (12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm) by our team of Youth Ambassadors.
Walk-ins welcome. No RSVP required. Free for all ages.


ACCESSIBILITY INFO:
All Ages w/ very limited seating (mainly standing room only)
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.