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1 Billion Rising 4 Justice Gloucester

United States > Gloucester, MA > 101 Main St. Gloucester, MA > 2014-02-14 > 12:30 pm

About The Event

Join HAWC, YWCA North Shore Rape Crisis Center, The Gloucester Coalition for the Prevention of Domestic Abuse, & Cape Ann Savings Bank in the global campaign to stop violence against women and girls. We are calling on women and men everywhere to harness their power and imagination to rise for justice. Begin to imagine what Justice looks like for you, your community, your city, your country. Stand with us in a moment of song, a moment of reflection and a moment of silent recognition that we CAN and WILL stop violence against women. Locally! Nationally! Globally! If you can’t attend, please organize your workplace to stand in a moment of silence. For more information: 978-283-6049, www.onebillionrising.org

About The Organization

HAWC, YWCA NSRCC, & Gloucester Coalition for the Prevention of Domestic Abuse

The HAWC Hotline (1-800-547-1649) can be contacted for support and resources. The hotline is staffed by supportive and caring people who can help with accessing shelter, getting crisis intervention, and can provide information on filing for a restraining order.

The YWCA North Shore Rape Crisis Center provides services to all sexual assault survivors ages 12 years old or older and their significant others. We welcome all survivors regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, disability, economic status, or legal status. All of our services are free and confidential. We serve the following cities and towns: Amesbury, Beverly, Danvers, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Lynn, Lynnfield, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Marble­head, Merrimac, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, Peabody, Reading, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, Swamps­cott, Topsfield, Wakefield, Wenham, and West Newbury.

Gloucester Coalition for the Prevention of Domestic Abuse is a multi-agency group, its' purpose is to increase community awareness and response to domestic abuse in the community. Coalition partners include the YWCA North Shore Rape Crisis Center, the District Attorney's office, Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC), and the Department of Children and Families

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