1 Billion Rising Events

iMatter WERise

United States > delaware > Rodney Square > 2018-02-14 > 05:00 pm

About The Event

Women from various communities gather to collectively stand against sexism, racism and oppression will dance in unity to the One Billion Rising song.

About The Organization

iMatter Inc

IMatter Inc provides various creative avenues to educate empower and equip communities to thrive. Our vast services include but are not limited to: Empowerment Life Skill Workshops for adults and youth, 1:1 Mentorship Programs, and Radikal Kreations. Radikal Kreations consist of Radikal Publications, IMatter Magazine and Radikal Reelz Tv.

Our successful Empowerment Workshops help establish a positive healthy self image and relationship as a foundation for other relationships in life. GIRL’S WHO T.H.R.I.V.E (girls)  and THE G-CODE (boys) have impacted at risk youth and young adults from the United States to Liberia, Africa. Our young adults evolve into teen ambassadors and peer advocates not only within iMatter but most importantly in their families, communities and schools.

About The Organizer

Public Health Prevention Nurse Shirelle Hogans

Ms. Shirelle DIAMOND Hogans, is a Public Health Prevention Advocate for teen pregnancy, domestic violence, sexual assault and suicide and violence education. An experienced Nurse of 17years, thriver of all aforementioned traumas, international empowerment speaker and an ally to community pillars such as DCADV, YWCA, PAL & BNAOFNDE. As an Educator, she invested 2.5years as the Maternal Health Nurse Educator at Delaware Adolescent Program Inc (DAPI) in New Castle County, working directly with pregnant and parenting teens, currently teaches Suicide and Violence Education via a CJC federal grant for at risk youth and facilitates “Championing Compassion: ABC Fundamentals for Preserving Quality of Life” workshops to UD Nursing Students. She was allotted the opportunity in 2016 to speak to Federal Senators on Capitol Hill regarding the health disparities in the State of Delaware which included a private White House Briefing regarding Violence in America and the policies and bills in place. “Nurse Diamond” is an author, publisher, movie writer/director/producer and lover of life that considers herself to be a, "CCIW" Compassionate Community Invested Woman that desires to establish hope in the dark places of the world.

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