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One Billion Rising: NYC

United States > NYC > Saint Peter's Church 619 Lexington Ave at 54th Street , NYC > 2014-02-14 > 16:00

About The Event

Together we will respond to the call for One Billion Rising, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. Join us to create a great public presence, in New York City... Together we will walk in NYC and will be heard world-wide all throughout this day. In honor of Lynne Stewart, recently released political prisoner, and to all who remain subjected to violence and an unjust prison system... To the Revolutionary Human Spirit... We will carry the message... VIOLENCE HAS NO BORDERS... LOVE HAS NO BORDERS... RISE ABOVE THE PRISON WALLS. Gather 4:00pm St Peter's Church, 54th and Lex We will march to join Lynne Stewart for an evening of celebration at Saint Peter's Church 619 Lexington Ave and 54th Street 6:00pm Signs will be provided. Please RSVP [email protected] www.facebook.com/WeWillNotBeSilent @ReclaimLanguage

About The Organization


WE WILL NOT BE SILENT is an artist/activist collective that has been in existence since 2006. Through the creative use of language embodied on shirts and emboldened on signs held up in public spaces, we respond to current social justice issues, encouraging creative, direct public-actions where many people can participate.

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