Pan-Womanist organization FURIE supports collective resistance with self-defense classes

By Natalya Carrico
Medill Reports

FURIE (Feminist Uprising to Resist Inequality and Exploitation) is a grassroots, Pan-Womanist organization from Chicago. In July 2017, FURIE began weekly women’s self-defense classes in Humboldt Park, which have now moved to a performing arts space, Voice of the City, in Logan Square.

Photo at top: Students participate in FURIE’s self-defense class in Logan Square. (Natalya Carrico/MEDILL)