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Rising for Justice in East Harlem

United States > New York > East 116th Street > 2015-02-14 > 12:00

About The Event

Violence Intervention Program, Inc. invites you to "Rising for Justice in El Barrio" on Saturday, February 14th! Join us for a Flash Mob Dance Performance and Community Speak Out as part of the 1 Billion Rising international day of awareness around the issues of violence against women. VIP has partnered with the Office of NYC Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and the Silberman School of Social Work to call attention to the issue of sexual assault in our schools and community. We encourage you to rise with us and hundreds of thousands of people all over the world to lead the effort to stop sexual violence. We are meeting up at 12:00 pm on the northeast corner of East 116th Street and Lexington to distribute literature and engage community residents and will gather at 1:00 pm for a 10-minute Flash Mob Dance Performance and Community Speak Out. Be sure to wear or bring something red or pink. ***** Levantamiento Por La Justicia En El Barrio! Únete a nosotros y apoya los residentes de East Harlem y a las personas de todo el mundo en contra de la violencia hacia las mujeres y las niñas y para celebrar el amor en una actuación espontánea de baile (“flash mob dance”) y campaña educativa comunitaria en solidaridad con el movimiento global (“1 Billion Rising”) para poner fin a la guerra contra las mujeres! ***** To RSVP, email [email protected] or call (718) 402-0951 Ext. 161.

About The Organization

Violence Intervention Program, Inc.

VIP works to promote nonviolent partner relationships, familias, and communities by raising awareness, activism, and by providing culturally competent services that respect each survivor's right to self-determination.

About The Organizer

Marina Ortiz

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