RISE4JUSTICE in NYC - Three Great Events Coming Up!
Over the next two weeks in NYC there are some great One Billion Rising for Justice events taking place featuring Eve Ensler, Dr. Denis Mukwege, Laura Flanders, Cathy Albisa, Kimberle Crenshaw, Monique Harden, Saru Jayaraman, Sylvia McAdam, and more!
We invite all of our NYC area activists, and those of you who are traveling to the area, to join us!
Tuesday, October 29: Dr. Denis Mukwege in Conversation with Eve Ensler - Special $10 Activist Rate Available!
V-Day has tickets at the special rate of $10 available for you our incredible V-Day activists for this one night only event in NYC!
RISE4JUSTICE: Dr. Denis Mukwege in Conversation with Eve Ensler
Tuesday, October 29
6:30 - 8:30pm
(Doors open at 6:00pm)
Deepak Homebase at ABC Carpet & Home
888 Broadway at E. 19 Street, NYC
$25* General Admission available at www.vday.org/dm
$10* V-Day Activist rate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
An Evening with Dr. Denis Mukwege & Eve Ensler is part of the RISE4JUSTICE Speakers Series which will examine the meaning of justice to activists working globally to end gender violence and oppression, while looking at impunity caused by the intersection of poverty, racism, war, theplunder of the environment, capitalism, imperialism, and patriarchy. The series is presented by V-Day, the global activist movement to end violence againstwomen and girls, and ABC Carpet & Home.
*100% of the proceeds will go to the Panzi Foundation, supporting the ongoing work of Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, DRC and creating new outreach projects to rural clinics and communities.
Thursday, November 7: The State of Female Justice in America
Building on last year’s sold-out public forum on the State of Female America, V-Day is bringing together a stellar group of women for a public panel discussion on The State of Female Justice.
Hosted by Laura Flanders (GRITtv) and featuring:
Cathy Albisa - National Economic & Social Rights Initiative
Kimberle Crenshaw - Columbia Law School / UCLA Law School
Eve Ensler - V-Day
Monique Harden - Advocates for Environmental Human Rights in New Orleans
Saru Jayaraman - Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
Sylvia McAdam - Idle No More
…and more to be announced!
Join us as we explore why women experience economic, racial, and cultural violence; and ask ourselves what might real justice look like for women in America?
WHAT: THE STATE OF FEMALE JUSTICE IN AMERICA
WHEN: Thursday, November 7, Doors: 7:30pm, Program: 8pm
WHERE: Jerome Green Hall, Columbia Law School, 435 W 116 St, NYC
TICKETS: $10 general admission* Purchase here >
* Student Tickets are available for free, please email email@example.com
And don’t miss this Saturday, Eve at the Save Minisink & The Black Dirt Farms Rally
Saturday, October 26, Eve Ensler will be joining a coalition of groups and speakers including John Feal, Angela Monti Fox, as well as affected farmers, food distributors, chefs and restaurateurs for the Save Minisink & The Black Dirt Farms Rally in Union Square, NYC. The rally will focus on connecting the dots between fracking infrastructure and our food supply. Eve will be speaking about the connections between violence against women and violence against Mother Earth.
Learn more >
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