“Mujeres de Maiz en Movimiento” Book Party at Cal State Los Angeles

When: Friday, March 22, 2024

Time: 1 – 4 p.m., PST

Where: Student Union Building, Los Angeles Room, 5151 State University Drive, California State University,  Los Angeles

Celebrate with editors Amber Rose González, Felicia ‘Fe’ Montes, and Nadia Zepeda at their book party for Mujeres de Maiz en Movimiento: Spiritual Artivism, Healing Justice, and Feminist Praxis at California State University, Los Angeles. This free event features Mujeres de Maiz writers and artists with placitas, poetry, and performance. Books will be available for purchase and signing. The event is open to the public.

About the book:

Founded in 1997, Mujeres de Maiz (MdM) is an Indigenous Xicana–led spiritual artivist organization and movement by and for women and feminists of color. Chronicling its quarter-century-long herstory, this collection weaves together diverse stories with attention to their larger sociopolitical contexts. The book crosses conventional genre boundaries through the inclusion of poetry, visual art, testimonios, and essays.

MdM’s political-ethical-spiritual commitments, cultural production, and everyday practices are informed by Indigenous and transnational feminist of color artistic, ceremonial, activist, and intellectual legacies.

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