Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Revolution Starts Within…by Carla Nell, San Diego Co-Producer, One Billion Rising

In San Diego in 1998, I produced and directed Viveca Lindfors’ play, I Am Woman.  It was my first community offering – a one-woman show performed by a multi-woman cast.  It was also my first step in  understanding the link between … Continue reading

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Rising With Safety … by Nirvana Habash, Center for Community Solutions

The first time I heard about The Vagina Monologues, I was auditioning for it. As a first year undergraduate student thousands of miles away from home, finding a place to fit in was supposed to be pretty difficult. But after … Continue reading

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THE PATH TO ONE BILLION V-Day’s 2012 Annual Report

Dear V-activists, As 2012 draws to a close and we reflect on another successful year at V-Day, we are deeply grateful to you, our activists, supporters, colleagues, and RISERS! Your generosity and continued commitment to ending violence against women and … Continue reading

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Rising Into Power…by Dr. Pat Washington, Scholar and Activist

On February 14, 2013, one billion women and the people who love us will be gathering around the world to celebrate V-Day’s 15th Anniversary. Eve Ensler has invited us to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an end to violence … Continue reading

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Look who’s rising…

The Dalai Lama is Rising with Us! Today we are so excited to announce that His Holiness the Dalai Lama has publicly expressed his support of V-Day’s ONE BILLION RISING campaign! On December 8, 2012 His Holiness sent a personally … Continue reading

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Rising With History…by Anne Hoiberg, Women’s Museum President

 “It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.” — Susan B. Anthony As President of the Women’s Museum of California, I participate in museum and … Continue reading

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Volunteer for One Billion Rising San Diego

There are many additional ways to help make One Billion Rising in San Diego a success you can help us on the day of the event and/or join a committee charged with promotions, logistics, outreach and sponsorship to name a … Continue reading

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News from One Billion Rising World Headquarters

REASON TO RISE: WORLD AIDS DAY V-Day stands in solidarity today with the countless activists across the planet who are fighting HIV and AIDS. The spread of the disease, and its connections to the prevalence of sexual violence against women, … Continue reading

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