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Dancing for Justice
Start Date: 2/5/2014Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Date: 2/5/2014End Time: 2:50 PM
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Event Description

Want to join the One Billion RISING For Justice initiative dancing to end  violence against women that will be happening all over the world on Valentine’s day?

The ONE BILLION RISING campaign began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS. On 14 February 2014, V-Day’s 16th anniversary, activists, writers, thinkers, celebrities and women and men across the world will come together to express their outrage, strike, dance, and RISE in
defiance of the injustices women suffer, demanding an end at last to violence against women.

LEARN THE DANCE
No dance experience or skill necessary!
Blackbox Theater (NB L2 in the middle of the floor), Community Hour 1.30-2.50pm
February, Wednesday 5th, Friday 7th, Monday 10th

FLASH MOB PERFORMANCES!
We will be performing the dance at John Jay!
NB 1st floor Landing,
Community Hour 1.30-2.50pm
Thursday February 13th
And then -
Community Spaces chosen by you!
Friday February 14th

Women, Men, Girls, Boys! Students, Faculty, Staff! All are welcome! Bring a friend!

For information & video on One Billion Rising see
http://2013.onebillionrising.org/blog/entry/one-billion-rising-trailer  
http://2013.onebillionrising.org/blog/we-have-an-anthem  

For more information please contact:
Elizabeth Hovey (ehovey@jjay.cuny.edu) or Gabrielle Salfati (gsalfati@jjay.cuny.edu)

Contact Information:
Name: Kevin Greene
Phone: 646-557-4773
Email: kgreene@jjay.cuny.edu
Dance for Justice
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