One Billion Rising February 14th in Chicago
Chicago Rising (Start a Rising)
Join Rape Victim Advocates, VDay, A Long Walk Home, Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media, Voices and Faces Project, Amnesty International, CAASE, Loyola University Chicago, DePaul University, Women Employed, Between Friends Chicago, other sister anti-violence organizations and your fellow Chicagoans as we Show Our Love on February 14, 2013 as part of the global One Billion Rising!
Chicago Rising is a collaborative celebration of V-Days One Billion Rising (OBR) and a call to action to end gender-based violence against women and LGBTQ people.
Dance Rally is at noon at Daley Plaza
Daytime Dance Party is from 1-6 pm at the River East Arts Center, 435 E. Illinois Street featuring booty shaking, body loving fun with: Cheerobix, BeMoved, Psalm One, DJ All the Way Kay, the Fabulous Ladies of Fitness (FLOF), Natya Academy, KOKUMO, a “Power of the Mic” panel discussion, Spudnik Press, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon, the Windy City Rolle…rs, and many more. Updates everyday!! All ages/bodies/expressions welcome.