1 Billion Rising Events

Self Defense and Escape PLanning

United States > Winter Haven, Florida > Winter Haven Public Library, 325 Avenue A, NW > 2014-02-13 > 05:00 pm

About The Event

Speaker Rita Smith, Executive Director of National Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, She has appeared on many local and national radio and television news shows, including the Washington Post, USA Today, People Magazine, NPR, Today Show, Good Morning America and Oprah Winfrey Show. In December of 2010 she was invited to the Oval Office along with a small group of other national leaders to join President Obama as he signed the Family Violence Prevention & Services Act into law. Self defense demonstration and practice and a discussion about escape planning.

About The Organization

One Billion Rising Winter Haven Committee

Participating Individuals and Organizations: Polk State College; The Sage-ing Program; The Self Center;
Winter Haven Library; Arts Ensemble Education Foundation; Winter Haven Hospital; Boxing for Life; Heart of
Florida Peace Alliance; Arts Ensemble Educational Fund, The Ledger, The Ballet Conservatory of Winter Haven; 863 Magazine
Women's Rresource Center

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