GM4MD Events

Streaming June 4-13 2021 

30+ Films   |   8 Panels

The Burma Spring Benefit Film Festival presents a curated program of over 30 films from or about Myanmar (Burma), plus daily live talks featuring prominent activists and observers. Net proceeds from this festival will go to grassroots humanitarian organizations working in Myanmar in support of the non-violent democracy movement.

A Festival pass provides access to all the films and talks for a one-time donation (suggested minimum: US$30, but no one turned away). All the films are being provided to the Festival at no charge.

For more details, please click here. 

Wellness + Self-Care Session

May 22, 2021 @ 10:30 am EDT | 7:30 am PDT | 9:00 pm MMT

Join our weekly wellness + self-care session on topic "Mental Health Matters". The session will be led by Dr. Kay and will be in Burmese.

The session will not be on Facebook for privacy reasons.

Earth Day Art Auction

April 24, 2021 @ 11 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Join GM4MD and Insight Myanmar for our earth day-themed art auction to support vetted fundraisers for Civil Disobedience Movement, medical supplies, and protective gear.

Click here for the live recording and Listen to:

(1) a panel of GM4MD representatives and climate activists from Citizen's Climate Lobby, Mother Earth Project, Sunrise Movement, and Fridays for the Future on why the coup in Myanmar is a climate change issue; and

(2) artists talk about their beautiful artwork donated to the art auction fundraiser

Total View: 365

Wellness + Self-Care Session

April 10, 2021 @ 10:30 am EDT | 7:30 am PDT | 9:00 pm MMT

Join our weekly wellness + self-care session on managing difficult family dynamics during a Coup + COVID in Burmese. Ei Kay Khine Htun is a doctor specializing in Psychiatry and will be leading a session on Managing difficult family dynamics during a Coup + COVID in Burmese.

အင်္ဂလန်နိုင်ငံတွင် စိတ်ပညာအထူးကုတက်ရောက်နေသော Dr. အိကေခိုင်ထွန်းက ကိုဗစ်နှင့် အာဏာသိမ်းမှုများကြောင့် ဖြစ်ပေါ်လာသည့် စိတ်ဖီစီးမှုများအကြား မိဘနှင့်သားသမီးများ၏ ဆက်ဆံရေ:၊နားလည်မှုဆိုင်ရာအခက်အခဲများကို ၁၀.၄.၂၀၂၁ စနေနေ့ ညကိုးနာရီ မြန်မာစံတော်ချိန်မှာ ဆွေးနွေးပေးသွားမှာမို့ စိတ်ဝင်စားသူများ အောက်ကလင့်မှာ စာရင်းပေးနိုင်ပါတယ်။

Click here for the recorded session. 

Oscar-Nominated Documentary: Burma VJ

April 7, 2021 @ 7 pm PST | April 8, 2021 @ 8:30 am MMT

Join the Global Movement for Myanmar Democracy, the United Nations Association Film Festival, Wai Wai Nu, Beth Van Schaak, and an on the ground journalist featured in the documentary on 4/7 7 PM PDT | 4/8 8:30 AM MM time for a discussion of Oscar-nominated documentary: Burma VJ. 

Burma VJ focuses on the work of videographers and citizen journalists who defy the government's crackdown on the media during the Saffron revolution.

Total Attended: 31

Over 15,000 registrants across two sessions and on the first night, there were over 200,000 views on Facebook live. 

Revolution Day Virtual Protest Session 1

March 26, 2021 @ 7:30 pm PDT | March 27 2021 @ 9:00 am MMT

Revolution Day Global Protest to demand official international recognition of the CRPH appointed government.  Join Dr. Sa Sa and protestors around the world calling for international recognition of the CRPH-appointed government.

Click here for the recorded session 1.

Revolution Day Virtual Protest Session 2

March 27, 2021 @ 6:00 am PDT | 7:30 pm MMT

Session 2 of Revolution Day Global Protest to demand official international recognition of the CRPH appointed government.  

Click here for the recorded session 2. 

Healthy Conversation & Communication During Protests

March 25, 2021 @ 10:30 pm EDT | 7:30 pm PDT

We will be hosting a 30 mins call tomorrow for quick healthy conversation training for the upcoming global protest.

Total Attended: 17

National Virtual Protest

March 20, 2021 @ 9:30 pm EST | 6:30 pm PST

The US Advocacy Coalition of Myanmar (Burma) will hold a national virtual protest on March 20th, 2021 to show our rejection of the military coup and continuous support for the people of Myanmar. The protest highlights a unity among ethnic groups in the Burmese American community and through our collective voices, we will do any necessary means to support the people on the ground.

Total Attended: 1.2K

Culture Night!

March 11, 2021 @ 6:30pm EST | 3:30pm PST

Join us for Culture Night this Thursday evening in the U.S. and U.K. and Friday morning in Myanmar and Australia! This is a chance for all of us to reconnect with our ethnic and religious identities and reflect upon what it really means to be youth members of the Myanmar diaspora. Let us all help one another reinvigorate our sense of identity within ourselves as individuals, and within our communities as a whole!

Total Attended: 21

Making Sense of Myanmar's Fight for Democracy

March 8, 2021 @ 9pm EST

Join the Stanford Center for Human Rights and Global Movement for Myanmar Democracy for a discussion on the repercussions of the coup and subsequent protests in Myanmar. Our panel will make sense of the current state of affairs in Myanmar and the implications on democracy and human rights, such as women’s rights, government accountability, protection of vulnerable groups, migration policy, etc.

Total Attended: 24

Meet the Team + Self-Care

March 7, 2021 @ 9:30 pm EST | 6:30 pm PST

GM4MD has been working behind the scenes, and now it's time to officially meet the team! Join the executive team to learn more about who we are, what we stand for, and what we have been working on.

Our wellness team will follow this up with a wellness and self-care event, including a vigil to honor our fighters, reflective journaling, and breathing exercises. We will be streaming on Facebook Live for those who cannot register.

Click here for recorded session. 

Total Attended: 27

How to Call Congress to Support Myanmar

March 3, 2021 @ 8pm EST | 5pm PST

Learn how to effectively communicate with your member of Congress and why it is important that Congress keep the pressure on the administration to follow-up on its promises. We will be joined by a seasoned professional who has worked both as an advocate and a congressional staffer, who has worked both as an advocate and a congressional staffer, and can help answer any questions people might have.

Total Attended: 44