Update on Risings in the USA

Published: 8 January 2018 > V-Day > USA


Risings across the US are utilizing art and activism to advocate for the rights of all women and girls. Here are a few highlights of US Risings. OBR NEW YORK “SHAKTI – THE FEMALE PRINCIPLE OF DIVINE ENERGY” December 10, 2017 A program to raise awareness on violence against women, through…

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Published: 5 September 2017 > V-Day > USA


Breaking: Jeff Sessions officially announced today that the Trump administration has rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Unless Congress takes action, in just six short months, DACA recipients will be at risk for deportation. The Dream Act is legislation that creates a pathway to citizenship for undocumented youth…

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Bay Area Activists – Rise with Us to End White Supremacy, Fascism and Patriarchy This Weekend

Published: 24 August 2017 > V-Day > USA


This weekend, on Saturday, 26 August & Sunday, 27 August, White Supremacist groups are coming for planned rallies in San Francisco and Berkeley. One Billion Rising & V-Day activists are planning to march and rally in San Francisco on Saturday, 26 August, joining the growing coalition of individuals, organizations, and…

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RISE FOR WOMEN WORKERS: Tell Fox News and Bill O’Reilly that There’s No Place for Sexual Harassment and Verbal Abuse in the Workplace

Published: 4 April 2017 > V-Day > USA

On the heels of a story in Saturday’s New York Times reporting that five women had reached settlements totaling $13 million for sexual harassment and verbal abuse claims against Bill O’Reilly, Fox News and its parent company 21st Century Fox are reeling.  As seen on CNN and the New York Times today Bill O’Reilly is…

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Women Workers Rising – Photo Gallery

Published: 10 March 2017 > V-Day > USA

March to John Marshall Park

On International Women’s Day 2017, a rally was held in Washington, DC with women workers, women’s rights, workers’ rights and labor rights activists, unions, advocacy groups, artists and allies on International Women’s Day to end workplace violence and harassment and promote pay equity, one fair living way, paid leave, and…

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On March 8: Massive Women’s Rally at Department of Labor in DC #WOMENWORKERSRISING

Published: 22 February 2017 > V-Day > USA


MEDIA ALERT FOR MARCH 8, 2017 Contacts: CJ Frogozo, cj(a), 310 570 2622 Tim Rusch, ruschtk(a), 917 399 0236 On March 8: Massive Women’s Rally at Department of Labor in DC #WOMENWORKERSRISING: A RALLY WITH WOMEN WORKERS ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY TO END WORKPLACE VIOLENCE AND HARASSMENT AND PROMOTE PAY…

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NYC Artistic UpRISING in Washington Square Park Announced! Make Valentine’s Day a Day of Revolutionary Love & Resistance

Published: 7 February 2017 > V-Day > USA


LIVE: V-Day in NYC LIVE: V-Day in NYC! (via Posted by V-Day on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 READ more about the event & SIGN up on our Facebook event page (so we know how many people are coming!) INVITE your friends and networks! Make Valentine’s Day a Day of…

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JUST IN: One Billion Rising New Mexico Part of Coalition Organizing the New Mexico World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on 29 July

Published: 27 July 2016 > V-Day > USA


One Billion Rising New Mexico has partnered with The City of Albuquerque and The Life Link who are proud to announce: The New Mexico World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, to be held at Albuquerque Civic Plaza this Friday, 29 July 2016, from 9am to 1pm. Joining forces with the…

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Sign the Pledge, Stand With the Movement for Black Lives

Published: 13 July 2016 > V-Day > USA


As a grassroots activist movement to end violence against women and girls, we have long recognized that in order to end violence against women and girls, we must change the systems that perpetuate violence – change of mindsets, change of structures that keep violence in place. Change in consciousness, awareness…

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THIS SUNDAY in NYC: People’s Climate March – NEW MEET-UP LOCATION!

Published: 19 September 2014 > V-Day > USA


On Sunday, 21 September, we’re RISING at the People’s Climate March in NYC! This will be the largest climate march in history – by showing up together, we’ll let our world leaders know that we will not stand by while they continue to ignore this crisis. PLEASE NOTE: We have…

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