Thursday, February 13, 2014

Join One Billion Rising Feb. 14 -- global action to end violence against women

Poster for One Billion Rising global action to end violence against women. (Poster courtesy People Against Violence Endeavor)

HOUGHTON -- One Billion Rising is a global action to end violence against women. It gives the opportunity for women and men worldwide to say, "Enough! The violence ends now."

TOMORROW, Friday, Feb. 14, one billion women around the world and those who love them are invited to rise and dance to end violence against women.

Global City, Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Dial Help, Men Matter, Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter and their People Against Violence Endeavor invite you to join them at a local One Billion Rising event at noon Friday, Feb. 14, at Douglass Houghton Hall Ballroom on the Michigan Tech campus.

You don’t have to dance to be a part of the event; however, if you do want to learn the dance a practice session for the dance will be held at 5 p.m. TONIGHT, Thursday, Feb. 13, in the DHH (Douglass Houghton Hall) Ballroom on the Michigan Tech campus.

Keep posted on latest information about this event by visiting bkgshelterhome.org or the Facebook page of PeopleAgainstViolenceEndeavor.

Please join One Billion Women in showing your support to end violence against women around the world. 

Click here to see the dance associated with the event.

Click here for a breakdown for the choreography.

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