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One Billion Rising Winter Haven

United States > Winter Haven, Florida > Central Park, 5th Street Southwest, Winter Haven, FL > 2014-02-14 > 05:00 pm

About The Event

Rita Smith, Executive Director of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence will speak. Rita has spoken on the Today Show, Good Morning America, NPR, Oprah Winfrey and numerous other programs. She was invited to the White House to participate in the signing of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act. A Flash mob will perform and resource persons and information handouts will be available.

About The Organization

Participating Individuals and Organizations: Polk State College; The Sage-ing Program; The Self Center; Winter Haven Library; Arts Ensemble Education Foundation; Winter Haven Hospital; Dr. Jean Reynolds, PhD.; Boxing for Life; Heart of Florida Peace Alliance; Arts Ensemble International, The Ledger, The Ballet Conservatory of Winter Haven

Many local organizations have been involved in planning this event including: Sage-ing, Polk State College, Winter Haven Hospital, Arts Ensemble Foundation for Education, Boxing for Life, the Ballet Conservatory of Winter Haven, Winter Haven Library, The Self Center

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