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Girl Rising

Canada > GRAND FORKS > The Gem Theatre, 257 Market Avenue, Grand Forks, BC > 2014-02-13 > 07:00 pm

About The Event

Girl Rising is a film, a movement, and a global action campaign for girls’ education. Girl Rising promotes a powerful truth: educating girls can change the world. Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change a girl - and the world. Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Selena Gomez and other acclaimed actors contribute voice performances to the film, which features original music from Academy Award winner Rachel Portman and Grammy Award winner Lorne Balfe. Watch Girl Rising, and you will agree: One girl with courage is a revolution. Proceeds of this fundraiser screening support girls & women in our community, and around the world. Adults: $10 Youth (18 & under): $5

About The Organization

Boundary Women's Resource Centre

The Boundary Women's Resource Centre is a drop-in space, offering immediate support and information to women. Staff are able to access community resources and provide referrals to services as requested or required. As well, the Centre offers a resource library along with free computer use and internet access. The Centre provides a safe, accepting and non-judgmental environment space for women. Coffee and tea are always available to help women unravel and sort through issues at hand.

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