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UAF Rising for Justice

United States > Fairbanks > UAF Fine Arts Building * Great Hall > 2014-02-14 > 03:30 pm

About The Event

As we did in 2013, UAF will join the billions rising for justice around the world February 14th, 2014. We will RISE, RELEASE, and DANCE this year in the beautiful and spacious Great Hall of the UAF Fine Arts Building. Join us in Rising for Justice! The World Beat Ensemble will warm us up with rhythms starting at 3:00 pm. Join us, and RISE! - If you aren't near Fairbanks, visit https://www.onebillionrising.org/events to find an event near you (and/or create your own event!) - PLUS, visit https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/8519-one-billion-rising-for-justice to join in a simultaneous group share over social media on Friday, February 14th, a ThunderClap demanding an end to gender violence. - Share WIDELY & RISE in the Great Hall, Fine Arts Building @ UAF on Friday, Feb 14th - 3:30 pm!

About The Organization

University of Alaska Fairbanks Women's Center

The mission of the UAF Women’s Center is to advocate for, provide resources to, commemorate the achievements of, and empower women, LGBT persons, and their allies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and beyond.

The center strives to create an atmosphere in which all people are free to affirm and celebrate their differences, including but not limited to differences of gender, race, sexual orientation, class, age, religion, physical and mental ability. In accordance with UAF’s mission statement and strategic plan, the Women’s Center is charged with educating the university and the community about gender-related issues, and with providing space and an environment to support women and their allies in their cultural, spiritual, social and intellectual lives.

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