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One Billion Rising- Revolution! Arcata

United States > Arcata > Arcata Plaza > 2015-02-13 > 02:00

About The Event

We have rocked the plaza the last two years making a statement that we would not tolerate violence against women and children in our community and around the world. We are keeping the momentum going and bringing the issue to the forefront again with another expression of dance and community outreach. Students from Sunny Brae Middle School Glee class will be performing for plaza goers at 2:05, and then we will Drum! Dance! Rise! again at 2:14. Community Practice Times- February 2nd - 7th Wednesday, February 4th TBA Arcata Core Pilates Studio, 901 8th St. (at the corner of 8th & I) Saturday, February 7th TBA Arcata Core Pilates Studio, 901 8th St. (at the corner of 8th & I) February 9th-12th Monday, February 9th 6:30-7:15 Arcata Vet's Hall, 1425 J St. (at the corner of 14th & J) Wednesday, February 11th TBA Arcata Core Pilates Studio, 901 8th St. (at the corner of 8th & I) Notes on video: Opening shows full dance and contains information about practice times in the community. Breakdown of the steps begins at 3:40. Video ends with full dance performed beginning to end with verbal cues. Please note- Ann is mirroring your movements. If she moves to the right on the screen, so do you. For example, the song starts with dancers walking to the left. Final arm raise ends with fingers displaying the number 1.

About The Organization

VDay Humboldt

V-Day Humboldt is a local grassroots group of activists dedicating our time and energy to raise awareness and funds for local support groups for women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence.

About The Organizer

Jessie Hobba

A local teacher and community member, Jessie has worked with VDay Humboldt in for the past two years to organize the One Billion Rising events on the Arcata Plaza.

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