Tag Archives: InnerMission Productions

Break a Leg, V-Day Warriors!

Starting this evening and running through Sunday night, our amazing San Diego V-Day Warriors will take to the stage in InnerMission Productions’ benefit performances of The Vagina Monologues and The MENding Monologues. Directed by Rhiannon Jones and Kurt Kalbfleisch, these … Continue reading

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RISING…by Eve Ensler (2:14 pm)

Written in Kerala for the women of India who lead the way This could have been anywhere And was Mexico City Manila Mumbai Manhattan Nighttime men waiting like wolves Drooling for prey behind that single dimly painted door paying nothing … Continue reading

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San Diego, We Rise With You…by Shael Norris of V-Day

Dear V-Day San Diego, I am so honored and proud to be a part of such amazingness happening all around the globe.  What you have done in San Diego has rippled and inspired organizers everywhere to go bigger and bolder … Continue reading

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“Break the Chain” Flashmob Rocks San Diego!

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Saying Yes to Healing and Each Other…by Kevin & Jennie Olson Six

My wife and I have been meaning to write a piece about relationships for the One Billion Rising San Diego blog. If you’re reading this, we did it. It wasn’t easy. It took a combined 20+ years of therapy (individually … Continue reading

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The Survivor Stand…by Ashley Malia Cole

“However long it takes you to tell your story, take your time. Take your time, take your breath, take your moment. It’s your story, nobody else’s…until you’re ready to release it. Then it becomes the world’s.” — Rosie Perez, Until … Continue reading

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Dance as the Nonviolent Rising…by Ericka Aisha Moore of Eveoke Dance Theatre

The power of dance as a tool for activism is unlimited.  I believe dance can touch a person spiritually, physically, and emotionally. I teach dance in many different areas in San Diego and find that joining in dance begins to tear … Continue reading

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Rising With the Next Generation…by Kym Pappas, Co-Producer of San Diego’s One Billion Rising

Kym Pappas, can you write a blog on the theme of “teaching the next generation about a violence-free world”? Dear Reader… I wish I knew how to do that. I do not. I have never lived in that world. I … Continue reading

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Creating a New Reality…by Jessica Johnson of Jeans 4 Justice

On November 27th, 2012 we asked a room of thirty-three 10th graders, “How many of you know someone who has been affected by sexual assault or sexual abuse?” Thirty-three hands slowly raised into the air. “And how many of you … Continue reading

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Creating Our “One Billion Rising” Video and the Power of Saying YES…by Tiffany Tang

“I have an idea.” Carla Nell, co-producer of San Diego’s One Billion Rising campaign, said this to me on the phone one afternoon in late November. A few days earlier, I had forwarded her a copy of Maynard Dean Wade’s … Continue reading

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