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Dance for Justice – UAlbany SSW Rising

United States > Albany > UAlbany Downtown Campus > 2015-02-14 > 03:30 pm

About The Event

1 in 3 women will be Beaten or Raped during her lifetime Every 2 minutes a woman is Raped Every 15 seconds a woman is Beaten by her partner Female genital mutilation has been inflicted on approximately 130 million girls and young women We Demand Justice! Please Join Us As We: Rise, Release, and Dance to show our commitment to end violence against women and girls Participate in a Flash Mob to “Break the Chain” to raise awareness It only takes 4 minutes!! You do not have to dance, show your support by watching and holding up signs instead! A head count is being tabulated. If you want to attend please contact Jessica Perk at [email protected] with subject heading: One Billion Rising Practices will be held to learn the DANCE: -Saturday, Feb. 14 Husted Hall 210 @ 2:30 1,000,000,000 women endure violence across the planet. Be part of the 1 billion that say this is not right Wear Red and/or Black on the Big day Meeting in downtown campus Husted Hall 210 at 3:30 to begin!! Flash mob will take place in Husted Hall Cafe It will be videoed

About The Organizer

Jessica Perk

As a Master's in Social Work student and a Dance Teacher, One Billion Rising has brought my two passions together!
I have been part of an OBR campaign for the past three years and I am thrilled to be bringing it to the SSW department at UAlbany

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