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V-Day Taconic To Present Benefit Production of "The Vagina Monologues"

After their successful performance on April 22nd at Taconic Correctional Facility the cast of V-Day Taconic, including formerly incarcerated women, is headed to Cherry Lane Theater in NYC on Friday, May 8th. Cherry Lane is donating their space so that all proceeds will benefit the Blackbird Project at Women's Prison Association.

The Blackbird Project is designed to integrate life coaching and arts-based intervention to promote physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being for women who are currently involved in the criminal justice system, re-entering the community following incarceration, or living in one of WPA’s residences. Jenna Worsham (Broadway's The Heidi Chronicles) is directing and the cast consists of formerly incarcerated women, professional actresses and activists.

For more information & to purchase tix >

READ a review of the performance at Taconic >

WATCH the preview film >

Celebrate Mother’s Day

Send a Mother's Day Ecard

Celebrate Mother's Day by supporting our rising work to end violence against women and girls. Make a donation to V-Day on behalf of your mother, friends, and loved ones, and V-Day will send the specially designed 2015 Mother's Day V-Card of your choice letting them know of their unique gift in their honor.

CLICK HERE to give this V-Gift >
To send a V-Card on the donate page, check the box next to "Donate on behalf of a loved one?" labeled "Yes, I would like to send a V-Day e-card," chose the design you would like to send, and fill in the rest of the information to finish designing your gift.

Support Our Sisters And Brothers In Nepal

nepal_earthquake_getty.jpgOver a week out from the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the need for support and solidarity is increasing. The road to rehabilitation after such a tragic loss in ongoing and. “We appeal to One Billion Rising activists all over the world, to stand and rise for our sisters and brothers in Nepal - as we did for our sisters and brothers in Bangladesh when the garment factory, Rana Plaza collapsed - and in the Philippines last year, when Typhoon Haiyan devastated the city of Tacloban and neighboring cities - with both tragedies claiming thousands of lives. Your help and solidarity provided much needed relief and support then, and we are appealing to you all once again now, to donate so that the people of Nepal can continue to Rise” stated Monique Wilson, One Billion Rising Director.

All funds will go directly to communities affected by the earthquake, administered and facilitated by One Billion Rising Nepal groups on the ground.

DONATE to the RISING FUND for Nepal >

Mary Jane Veloso’s Execution Temporarily Suspended

Thanks to widespread international solidarity of the “Save The Life Of Mary Jane” campaign and the pressure put on the Indonesian and Filipino governments, Mary Jane Veloso, the domestic worker who was a victim of multiple violences and human trafficking was granted a temporary stay of execution. We would like to thank the One Billion Rising community for their ongoing support during the run-up to the reprieve and who remain committed to her long term freedom and security.

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