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IWD Planning Committee

The San Antonio International Woman’s Day March & Rally is organized by a coalition of fierce mujeres with the support of community & social justice organizations.

see p.4 for IWD Article
Fuerza Unida Feb/March 2013 Newsletter, see p5 for IWD article
February 2012, See page 12 for IWD article & info
March 2011February 2010

Get Involved!

+SA IWD organizes year round! Join us for meetings, events & outreach.
Tod@s Welcome!


April 7th 2015 6:30 pm

We will be meeting to discuss/plan upcoming events to stay involved and relevant in the community.
We're making it a potluck so bring your favorite dish, dessert and/or munchies. (Keep in mind our vegan friends)

-Action for The World March of Women on April 24th
-Participation in the King William Parade with Zombie Bazaar Belly Dance on April 25th
-IWD Women's Health Fair (tentative date May 2nd)
-Possible upcoming fundraisers: Vegan Fest, Fegan Vest.

6:30pm at 710 S Gevers St



2016 Rally Speakers & Performers

Pre-March Rally @ Plaza del Zacate, 501 W. Commerce St.

Blessing Susana Ramirez (Huitzilmeztli Moondance), Elizabeth Rodriguez (Casa Coatlicue), Vanessa Quezada (Peace and Dignity Journeys), Laura Yohualtlahuiz Rios-Ramirez and Madelein Santibañez (Kalpulli Ameyaltonal) will engage the community an interactive opening blessing honoring the wisdom, transformation, reflection and will power of all women.

Polly Anna Rocha is a queer, Xicana, trans poet and musician from San Antonio, Texas. Her work explores the intersections of her identities while challenging the status quo of the cis-hetero-normative, patriarchal white-washed world.

IWD Planning Committee Kimberly Berry & Elizabeth Rodriguez

RALLY @ Pop Up Park at corner of E. Cesar Chavez & S. Alamo St.

Mariachi Guerrera Quetzalli 
exudes beauty and tradition, empowering women in the mariachi music industry, as S.A.’s premiere all women ensemble.

Fabiola Torallba (MC) is an immigrant born in Guerrero, Mexico who was raised in the Westside of San Antonio. She is a community organizer, cultural worker, and dancer who utilizes movement as a vehicle for community building, civic engagement, and social-cultural awareness. She enjoys exploring the intersections between art, story, and action. 

Carolina Canizales is an undocumented Latina who works to fight the criminalization of undocumented immigrants. She’s worked under United We Dream Network as the Deportation Defense Coordinator for 3+ years; and as a woman, feels fierce and #sinmiedo. She believes that every human being deserves to feel free, safe and content, without the fear of being abused by another human being in uniform, or any other system that trickles down to our daily social lives. 

Taryn Springs’ life experiences of single parenthood and incarceration, and her work as a Licensed Vocational Nurse and motivational speaker, have given her a love and passion to help other women find the beauty within. She is the founder of “Evolving Queens” who say we, as women, are in a constant state of evolving, changing, and completing our own metamorphosis. She believes in the power of shared testimony. A member of SATX4, she will be speaking about mothers and victims of police brutality. 

DJ Anita Boogie - San Antonio circuit’s newest Lesbian DJ...spinning 80s + 90s NuWave underground dance + female fronted music...DjAnitaBoogie! Don’t just come out to dance..Boogie!

Leticia Medina dedicated years to the corporate world while studying for her B.A. & M.A. and is now on the PhD path, with her research focusing on bilingualism and language acquisition and the ways these impact individual and collective identity. She is committed to the LGBTQIA community. While not a member of any “official” organization, she believes that revolutions begin from within; our very existence is resistance. She will share a poem about her personal experience with abortion.

Mary Lou Mendoza was born in the Westside of San Anto- and continues to live there by choice! She’s worked on issues in public education in the Edgewood School District, serving as a school board trustee for the last 13.5 years; on issues affecting working class families as a grassroots community organizer; and most recently, for the P.E.A.C.E. Initiative as coordinator of Project ADVANCE, a program designed to work with first time arrested persons of family violence. She’ll be speaking about life and decisions and the power of choice!

Janira Lopez Lucas is from Guatemala and came here in January 2015. She has 3 children and was detained for months.  She lives in a center where housing is provided for people formerly detained. 

Diana Kendall is a devoted education activist who believes that without public education we will see the wholesale death of democracy in our society.  Diana, her children, and grandchildren, have all attended public schools. She is the organizer and founder of the coalition SAYes2PublicSchools with the mission to fight the privatization of our public education system.  She’ll be addressing the assault on public education and the negative consequences of the infiltration of charter schools into S.A.

Adela Arellano is a mother, poet and photographer who, as part of a San Antonio delegation of the Grassroots Global Justice Alliance, travelled to the 2015 Paris Climate Conference in France. She’ll speak to the leadership of women in working toward climate change.


click to read article at www.sacurrent.com


This is the Moment! / Este es el Momento!

Check out our new video!! ((and share))

Shot by Arlene Mejorado
Edited by Sarah Garrahan
Archival Footage by gabriel morales
Music track: 'Better' by Polly Anna Rocha
Image by Regina Róman
Thank you: San Antonio International Woman's Day March & Rally Planning Committee, Southwest Workers Union, Susana Ramírez, Joseph Lopez

Thank you to all of the video participants: 
(in order of appearance)

1. Kimberly Rendon 
2. Antonia Padilla
3. Ashley "Fash" Flake
4. Elizabeth Rodríguez
5. Jess Gonzales
6. Kinitra Jallow
7. Angelina Oz Estrada & Dolores Valles 
8. Polly Anna
9. Jessica O. Guerrero
10. Ceriah "Fresh" Lemon
11. Holly Benavides
12. Corina Zavala
13. Antoinette Franklin
14. Cristal Anette
15. María Antonietta Berriozábal
16. Neidy Flores & Diego
17. Denise Nicole
18. Melony Alvarez

We, like women and girls all over the world, are the voices of conscience, the roots of change and the leaders of local and global movements…We claim our own voices and come together to share them in public spaces. We march in solidarity with women and social justice movements around the world. 

Nosotras, como mujeres y niñas en todo el mundo, somos las voces de consciencia, las raices del cambio, y las lideres de movimientos locales y globales…Reclamamos nuestras voces y nos unimos para compartirlas en espacios públicos. Marchamos en solidaridad con mujeres y movimientos sociales por todo el mundo.


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Can you help spread the word?! Download and print 2016 SA IWD Flyers + Posters

POSTER - download PRINT PDF (8.5 x 14)

FLYER - download PRINT PDF (8.5 x 11) - 2PAGES 2UP



Dance Party :: Sat. Feb. 6 @ Hi-Tones

Help Spread the Word! Invite your friends on Facebook
Bring your dancing shoes and join us for an amazing night of SA IWD fun! We have a lineup of super chingona local DJ's that will keep you dancing all night long + we'll have 2016 SA IWD T-shirts, stickers and more!

Dance Party Fundraiser for the 2016 San Antonio International Woman's Day March & Rally
Lineup: DJ De LA O  •  DJ Mala Mota  •  DJ P-Cosita
Cover: $3 Donation to SA IWD
Age: 21+ 

Saturday, February 6th from 9PM-2AM
HI-Tones, 621 E Dewey  (and a 1,000 thank you's to Hi-Tones for graciously hosting us again!)