(F)EMPOWER is creating art, community and safe spaces to empower femmes in Miami
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Our manifesto:

(F)empower is an artist collective and movement to empower femmes in south florida. It taps into a new generation of emerging femme artists living and creating online and provides spaces for them to connect, collaborate, learn, unlearn, teach, showcase and play.

(F)empower believes that a femme is anyone who identifies to be one regardless of gender or sexuality.

(F)empower aims to show that a city known for its superficiality and heteronormativity has been infiltrated by serious thought and talent by highlighting those who are shaping the way other femmes see themselves and the world.

(F)empower is driven by the need for love, community and safe spaces, and by the idea that the images we see and the culture we consume affect our perception.

(F)empower understands the need for female energy in a highly imbalanced world. It acknowledges that we are living in a world that was not made for people like us, in power dynamics that someone else created, and exists to counterimagine new realities and positive futures.

(F)empower works to challenge and combat systems of oppression such as heteropatriarchy, white supremacy, capitalism, colonialism and environmental degradation. We identify as a radical and intersectional organization fighting for the liberation of all.

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In the short time we have existed, we have held femme-led art showcases (2040, Infinite Blue, Loving Radically), panel discussions (Dressing Loudly, Art as Survival, The Future is Non-Binary), workshops (Girls Can Spin Too, Exploring Other Ways to Love: Lessons on Non-Monogmy), healing circles & moon rituals (Heartspace, Blue Moon, Moon Tea), dance parties (Erotismo, High Voltage, Lucid), shared meals (3Leches), political actions such as our get out the vote party and letter writing to inmates (Birth of Freedom, Femmes for Prison Strike), and annual month-long programs (Black HERstory and Sextember).

We also hold more regularly held programs such as Girls Can Spin, an 8-week DJ masterclass for femmes. In a city that thrives on party culture, but has very few femme-identified DJs, our purpose is to empower femme music lovers by breaking down some of the barriers of entering this historically male-dominated field and providing them with the basics needed to learn and develop the craft. 

Liberation Book Club is an open forum study space held once a week in which we read and discuss revolutionary literature to fuel our collective knowledge and power.

Femme Fairy Garden is also a weekly program that bridges environmentalism, herbalism and activism as it empowers a community to reconnect with land once mistreated and neglected, to build bounty from honest labor. 

This a very exciting time for femmes in South Florida, but we know there is still so much work to be done. With your support, we plan to expand upon our current projects, and eventually aim to have a centralized non-profit space to facilitate all programming. Please pledge to join us in our growth! We promise, this is only the beginning...✨

Tiers
Connected
$2 or more per month

Connected tier members get a digital zine.

Energized
$5 or more per month

Energized tier members get a digital zine and ONE e-ticket for free entrance to a (F)empower event of their choosing

Manifesting
$10 or more per month

Manifesting tier members get a digital zine and e-tickets for free entrance to TWO (F)empower events of their choosing

Elevated
$20 or more per month

Elevated tier members get a digital zine, e-tickets for free entrance to THREE (F)empower events of their choosing and a (F)empower sticker and t-shirt

Empowered
$50 or more per month

Empowered tier members get a digital zine, e-ticket for free entrance to FIVE (F)empower events of their choosing, and a (F)empower, sticker, mini-tote bag, and t-shirt

Liberated
$100 or more per month

Liberated tier members get a digital zine, free entrance to ALL (F)empower events, and a (F)empower, sticker, mini-tote bag, t-shirt and hoodie

Infinite
$500 or more per month

Infinite tier members get a digital zine, free entrance to ALL (F)empower events, a (F)empower, sticker, mini-tote bag, t-shirt and hoodie, and dinner in their honor prepared with vegetables from the Femme Fairy Garden

Goals
$0 of $300 per month
Our Femme Fairy Garden is a major part of our programming and as such, requires a great deal of consideration in terms of fund allocation. We are looking to construct a shed (roughly $200), a new fence ($1,200), garden supplies such as a wheelbarrow, gloves etc ($350), then of course fertilizer and soil for our plants ($500).
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Our manifesto:

(F)empower is an artist collective and movement to empower femmes in south florida. It taps into a new generation of emerging femme artists living and creating online and provides spaces for them to connect, collaborate, learn, unlearn, teach, showcase and play.

(F)empower believes that a femme is anyone who identifies to be one regardless of gender or sexuality.

(F)empower aims to show that a city known for its superficiality and heteronormativity has been infiltrated by serious thought and talent by highlighting those who are shaping the way other femmes see themselves and the world.

(F)empower is driven by the need for love, community and safe spaces, and by the idea that the images we see and the culture we consume affect our perception.

(F)empower understands the need for female energy in a highly imbalanced world. It acknowledges that we are living in a world that was not made for people like us, in power dynamics that someone else created, and exists to counterimagine new realities and positive futures.

(F)empower works to challenge and combat systems of oppression such as heteropatriarchy, white supremacy, capitalism, colonialism and environmental degradation. We identify as a radical and intersectional organization fighting for the liberation of all.

——————————————————————

In the short time we have existed, we have held femme-led art showcases (2040, Infinite Blue, Loving Radically), panel discussions (Dressing Loudly, Art as Survival, The Future is Non-Binary), workshops (Girls Can Spin Too, Exploring Other Ways to Love: Lessons on Non-Monogmy), healing circles & moon rituals (Heartspace, Blue Moon, Moon Tea), dance parties (Erotismo, High Voltage, Lucid), shared meals (3Leches), political actions such as our get out the vote party and letter writing to inmates (Birth of Freedom, Femmes for Prison Strike), and annual month-long programs (Black HERstory and Sextember).

We also hold more regularly held programs such as Girls Can Spin, an 8-week DJ masterclass for femmes. In a city that thrives on party culture, but has very few femme-identified DJs, our purpose is to empower femme music lovers by breaking down some of the barriers of entering this historically male-dominated field and providing them with the basics needed to learn and develop the craft. 

Liberation Book Club is an open forum study space held once a week in which we read and discuss revolutionary literature to fuel our collective knowledge and power.

Femme Fairy Garden is also a weekly program that bridges environmentalism, herbalism and activism as it empowers a community to reconnect with land once mistreated and neglected, to build bounty from honest labor. 

This a very exciting time for femmes in South Florida, but we know there is still so much work to be done. With your support, we plan to expand upon our current projects, and eventually aim to have a centralized non-profit space to facilitate all programming. Please pledge to join us in our growth! We promise, this is only the beginning...✨

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Tiers
Connected
$2 or more per month

Connected tier members get a digital zine.

Energized
$5 or more per month

Energized tier members get a digital zine and ONE e-ticket for free entrance to a (F)empower event of their choosing

Manifesting
$10 or more per month

Manifesting tier members get a digital zine and e-tickets for free entrance to TWO (F)empower events of their choosing

Elevated
$20 or more per month

Elevated tier members get a digital zine, e-tickets for free entrance to THREE (F)empower events of their choosing and a (F)empower sticker and t-shirt

Empowered
$50 or more per month

Empowered tier members get a digital zine, e-ticket for free entrance to FIVE (F)empower events of their choosing, and a (F)empower, sticker, mini-tote bag, and t-shirt

Liberated
$100 or more per month

Liberated tier members get a digital zine, free entrance to ALL (F)empower events, and a (F)empower, sticker, mini-tote bag, t-shirt and hoodie

Infinite
$500 or more per month

Infinite tier members get a digital zine, free entrance to ALL (F)empower events, a (F)empower, sticker, mini-tote bag, t-shirt and hoodie, and dinner in their honor prepared with vegetables from the Femme Fairy Garden