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Homer Rising

United States > Homer > WKFL Park, E Pioneer Avenue , Homer, AK > 2014-02-14 > 03:30 pm

About The Event

Homer is Rising! A group of local youth and adults are organizing Homer Rising; an event for filling hearts with empowerment and release. Homer Rising is on Valentine’s Day at 3:30pm at WKFL Park on the corner of Pioneer Ave. and Heath St.. All races, sexual orientation, genders, ages, class, religions are encouraged to join in this celebration. Show your support by wearing black and red. Risers for justice can be a part of an outlet for collaborative release, spoken word, drumming and dancing. Homer will be Rising in numerous ways in addition to the Valentines Day celebration. A community meditation session will be held from 4-5:15 at Many Rivers, followed by a 6pm Langar meal free to the public at the Art Barn. Schools are involved. Local restaurants and community members are donating to the effort. A Homer Rising themed group at the Annual Ski for Women, will place February 2nd at Lookout Mountain Trails. To join this group, please show up wearing red and black clothes and be ready to dance on skis!!! Join Homer Rising Become an ally in this effort by going to WKFL park at 3:30 on February 14th to show your support for ending violence against women and girls. It is one day to stand up and say, “we, as a culture, will no longer accept or ignore these statistics. This violence against our mothers, sisters, lovers, daughters, and friends- it must stop!”

About The Organization

R.E.C. Room and South Peninsula Haven House

R.E.C. Room mission is to facilitate healthy relationships, health education, and healthy choices for youth in and around Homer.

Haven House is to support and empower people impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault and to promote healthy familes.

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