Chicago This Week Episode 6
Amelia Burns, Medill Reports
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.