Monthly Archives: February 2013

URGENT! Rise for VAWA NOW!

RISE – THIS IS THE MOMENT The energy from ONE BILLION RISING continues with immediate action steps! This week the House of Representatives will be voting on their version of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Women’s groups, … Continue reading

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RISING Photos & Video Wanted for Documentary

V-Day is creating a ONE BILLION RISING documentary project, and we are looking to include footage and high-resolution photos of events from One Billion Rising: North Bay/Petaluma, along with the rest of the world. If you filmed or photographed your local event, … Continue reading

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Featured Sponsor: SERENDIPITY A CHIROPRACTIC WELLNESS CENTER

SERENDIPITY A  CHIROPRACTIC WELLNESS CENTER, co-owned by Doctors Michelle Arietta and Julie Restad, has been a ({V})Sponsor since 2010! In addition, Dr. Michelle Arietta was a cast member in the 2011 and 2012 productions of The Vagina Monologues and is a volunteer for our … Continue reading

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Featured Sponsor: SUMMIT STATE BANK

As a community bank, we are dedicated to serving Sonoma County. Summit State Bank is more than just your bank, we are your partner in finding ways to support our community and our economy. We support our customers by buying … Continue reading

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It will not end Feb 15

Eve Ensler introduces ONE BILLION RISING from the DRC.  

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Silent No More – a walk to end violence

Join us for this Peaceful demand for an end to the violence against women and girls. SILENT NO MORE A Peaceful Walk For An End To The Violence Thursday, February 14 Meet 11:00am at: Oasis, 141 Second Street Begin Walk: … Continue reading

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Michael “Bug” Honors Women

Michael “Bug” Deakin of Petaluma’s Heritage Salvage and Reclamation Road, puts a personal flare on ONE BILLION RISING/TRIGGER WARNING/BREAK THE CHAIN.  Thanks you, Bug, for honoring all women with your own twist.  Listen to Bug and organizers of Petaluma’s ONE BILLION … Continue reading

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Make Your ONE BILLION RISING Pledge

We are only days away from One Billion Rising and couldn’t be more excited! There are now 200 countries signed up to participate in this world-wide event, along with world leaders, celebrities, organizations, and activists who are ready to Strike, Dance, … Continue reading

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RISE with Us BROTHERS

Violence against women hurts everyone, including men – it’s a HUMAN issue.  We invite our brothers to take up this cause of ending violence against women and girls, and be free from the limiting structures of our modern definition of … Continue reading

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Featured Sponsor: VIVA COCOLAT

VIVA COCOLAT, owned by Lynn Wong, has been a ({V})Sponsor since 2008, returning this year as one of our ({V})Angel sponsors. Lynn, herself, has also participated as one of our cast members and is the creator of our seasonal ({V}) chocolates! VIVA … Continue reading

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