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MakibekiNYC 3 Dance Fundraiser

Fundraiser for ongoing support of the MakibekiNYC3!

The MakibekiNYC3 are three queer, trans and femme activists who faced police brutality at the hands of the New York Police Department (NYPD) and Diplomatic Security Service (DSS). They were among the hundreds of activists who boldly protested the U.S. visit of Ferdinand Marcos Jr., a corrupt and fascist criminal whose family stole $10 billion from the Filipino people and committed gross human rights violations, including extrajudicial killings, disappearances, torture and rape.

The MakibekiNYC3 were detained, and slapped with trumped up charges. While they have since been released and are seeking for the charges to be dropped, they will need ongoing support to cover legal fees, medical expenses and any loss of income. Proceeds will go to the MakibekiNYC3 Legal Fund under BAYAN USA.


Organized by GABRIELA Oakland, a progressive grassroots Filipino women's organization seeking to wage a struggle for the liberation of all oppressed Filipino women and the rest of our people.

fill out this form to reserve your spot / more info:

This 1 hour long dance class is open for all levels. Come move and sweat through a variety of songs and styles. You'll experience a spectrum of choreography - slow, smooth, fast, sharp, hard, soft - with space to integrate yourself, your style and what feels good for your body.

7:00 - 8:15 pm ~ please arrive 15 minutes before to check in & get comfortable in the space

In The Groove Studios (ITGS) 580 14th St, Oakland, CA

Donation: $10-$25 ~ larger or smaller donations are welcome

Fill out this form to reserve your spot: Make your donation through Venmo (@GabrielaOakland) with a note "dancing" to confirm your spot!

We will accept dancers at the door, but space is limited, RSVP if you can.

• We invite all ages to participate. Some of the lyrics have adult content. There will be some lighting adjustments (making lights brighter and dimmer) used during the dance class. • ITGS is an accessible space, with 2 bathrooms on the first floor. • *Please bring water* ITGS doesn't have a water fountain and it's important to stay hydrated while you move your body!

COVID & Safety info: This is a mandatory masks on indoor event. We encourage folks to take breaks outside, the doors will stay open throughout & we'll have fans running.


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