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 "My name is Noemi Saafyr Paz and I am the Creative Director of SOS by Saafyr. SOS is a social enterprise helping share our stories in healthier ways. As Saafyr the artist, I am passionate about expressing art with others who have limited access. Whether you are BIPOC, Queer, or DEAF/HH; everybody deserves to be seen, heard, and celebrated."

Noemi Saafyr Paz

Noemi ‘Saafyr’ Paz, also known as a Tigress, is a Black Caribbean Lesbian, Spiritual Warrior and a Child of Deaf Adults (CODA). As a survivor her experiences motivates her to seek liberation. Saafyr explores her healing by recording music, working with other survivors, and exploring intentionally exploring events with different communities. Saafyr creates from trauma-informed trainings and activism with her program called Blueprint to Thrive. With her skills, Saafyr is a trained creative artist, consultant and freelance ASL interpreter.

She is also the curator of storytelling spaces on YouTube and Spotify with SOS by Saafyr Podcast.

Saafyr has produced two albums, SOS: Sublime Over Stress on Soundcloud and YouTube. Her second album SOS: So Saafyr  was released on her birthday, September 7, 2020 on Spotify and Apple Music, featuring artists such as Aabidah Muhammad,  Eva Davenport, and Red Shaydez.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Previous events

FIL Launch Pad Pitch Night

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Reevx Labs, 2379 Washington Street , Roxbury

You are invited to SOS by Saafyr's first pitch! Wishing for first place! Hope to see you there!

"For 9 Weeks of Class these entrepreneurs have studied Mission, Vision and Value Statements, Elevator Pitches, Business Models, and Pitch Decks. Let's cheer them on as they pitch for first and second prize awards from Fairmount Innovation Lab."

INNER CHILD CREATIVE WORKSHOP

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ZOOM

Healing Through Creative Arts Free Survivor Theatre Project monthly workshop series offered in partnership with SOS by Saafyr and the Cambridge Women’s Center!
BIPOC led for BIPOC participants Inner Child Creative Workshop: Writing, Playing, Moving to Transform
Facilitated by Black Saturday, April 16th, 2022 12:30 to 2:00 pm

Paint the Web La Red

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Online

Celebrate survivors in LGBTQ+, kink, & polyamorous communities! ¡Celebre a sobrevivientes en comunidades LGBTQ+, kink, y poliamorosas! About this Event Español abajo

The Network/La Red is a survivor-led, social justice organization that works to support survivors and end partner abuse in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, kink, polyamorous, and queer communities. Paint the Town (la) Red has long been our anniversary celebration and our largest fundraising event of the year. Every spring, we gather in community to re-tell our story and celebrate our work. This year we gather virtually with Paint the Web, and remember that while surviving can sometimes feel impossible (especially now), there is so much joy to be had in community.

We will be featuring incredible performers from our communities and celebrating the power and strength of survivors this year and every year.

Ticket options are:

$0 – can’t swing the $$ but I will bring the party! $10 – sending love to TNLR $32 – 1 dollar for every year TNLR has existed $45 – what I paid for past Paint the Town tix $75 – got some extra $$ to share with our communities Other – I want to give big to survivors in 2021 If your organization or company is interested in showing your support for LGBTQ+, kinky, and polyamorous survivors by being a sponsor of Paint the Web (la) Red, please email grassrootsfund@tnlr.org.

La Red es una organización de justicia social dirigida por sobrevivientes que trabaja para apoyar a sobrevivientes y eliminar el abuso de pareja en las comunidades lesbianas, gay, bisexuales, transgénero, kink, poliamorosas y cuir. Pinta el internet (de) rojo es nuestre fiesta celebrando nuestre aniversario y el evento de recaudación de fondos más grande del año. Cada primavera, nos reunimos en comunidad para recontar nuestre historia y celebrar nuestre trabajo. Ya sea bailando con música en vivo, escuchar a poetas de spoken word, o reír con artistas drag, Pinta el internet (de) rojo es una ocasión para recordar que, a pesar de que la sobrevivencia se siente a veces imposible, estando en comunidad nos puede dar mucha alegría.

Vamos a presentar artistas increíbles de nuestres comunidades y celebrar el poder y fuerza de sobrevivientes este año y cada año.

Opciones para entradas serán:

$0 – ¡No tengo billete, pero traeré la fiesta! $10 – enviando amor a La Red $32 – un dólar para cada año que ha existido La Red $45 – lo que pague para una entrada a Pinta la ciudad en el pasado $75 – tengo $$ extra para compartir con nuestres comunidades Otro – Quiero ceder en grande a les sobrevivientes en 2021 Si a su organización o empresa le interesa mostrar su apoyo para les sobrevivientes LGBTQ+, kinky, y poliamoroses al ser un patrocinador de Pinta el internet (de) rojo, por favor envíe un email a grassrootsfund@tnlr.org

SOS: Sharing Our Stories Radical Self-Love Letters facilitated by Noemi Saafyr Paz A BIPOC-led workshop for BIPOC survivors of sexual violence

Description: An affirmation-filled workshop led with a 5-step guide to pour into your own cup. Learn how to find your center and the message that comes with it to speak within you and receive a little extra support on a stamp. You are enough!

Nov14

Dusky Peril