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Trisha.VDayThere’s so little time to write anything personal these days.  While work tends to get in the way, so, too, does the running of a new nonprofit.  Some weeks it becomes overwhelming … so many hours invested, so little time for play.  Occasionally I find myself rebelling – procrastinating on tasks in order to have a few moments of “nothingness.”  These moments don’t last long as the responsible side always kicks in to remind me of the work still to be done.

Why?  Why do I put myself through this?  For one thing, the 40+ hour per week job does not fill my soul, though it does pay the bills.  On the volunteer side, overseeing a nonprofit that educates for the awareness and prevention of domestic violence, teen dating violence and sexual assault is the shiny side of the coin.  The regular challenges that come with founding and running a nonprofit, stimulate my brain; the knowledge we are making a positive difference in…

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About One Billion Rising North Bay

A grassroots movement to raise awareness to end violence against women and girls.
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