Category Archives: Dance!

Mary, if your Vagina could …

The following video is the second in a series promoting V-Day Petaluma‘s 2015 production of The Vagina Monologues.  The monologues are stories, written by Eve Ensler, after interviewing over 200 women.  They express the resiliency and sensuality of women. V-Day … Continue reading

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RISE, WALK & DANCE!

Join us Saturday, February 14, for the 3rd annual One Billion Rising: REVOLUTION! One Billion Rising Revolution is an escalation of the first two campaign stages – One Billion Rising and One Billion Rising for Justice. We’ve danced. We’ve demanded … Continue reading

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Confronting My Abuser & Finding Peace

How I Finally Confronted My Abuser, and Found Peace by Jessica Montoya Two years ago, I stood in front of a crowd of thousands of people at the One Billion Rising in Santa Fe, and I told my story. The … Continue reading

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What is One Billion Rising?

One Billion Rising Revolution is an escalation of the first two stages of our campaign – One Billion Rising (2013) and One Billion Rising for Justice (2014). The last two years we’ve mobilized, engaged, awakened and joined people worldwide to … Continue reading

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RISING to End Female Genital Mutilation

The following is one of many stories being that will be shared on the OBR website as a build-up to the February 14, 2015 global campaign, “ONE BILLION RISING for REVOLUTION.”  This particular article is written by Agnes Pareyio, Founder, … Continue reading

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Eve Ensler & Staying Safe

Eve Ensler, author, Tony-award winning playwright, performer and activist, lives in New York City.  She is best known for having written “The Vagina Monologues.” Eve is also founder of the nonprofit V-Day, a global movement that uses films and stage … Continue reading

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We are RISING in 12 days!

What Does Justice Mean To You? One in Three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime.  That equates to ONE BILLION WOMEN. One Billion Rising is global call to women survivors of violence and those … Continue reading

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Design your March For Justice sign

Is your sign ready for the February 14 “One Billion Rising ~ March For Justice?”  If not, then plan to join us as we gather to create our unique signs! Join us at the Petaluma Senior Center, 211 Novak Drive, … Continue reading

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Flash Mobbing Our Way to 1 Billion Rising!

Last Friday, January 24, Petaluma community members began flash mobbing to the 1 Billion Rising anthem, “Break The Chain” in assorted areas of downtown Petaluma and returned for another series the following evening.  Thanks to a stealth Argus Courier photographer, … Continue reading

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Join Us November 20!

Join Us for Petaluma’s 2014 ({V}) Season Informational Meeting Wednesday, November 20 Hello V-Sisters & V-Brothers, What a wild ride our 2013 ({V}) season was with the addition of One Billion Rising!  Thank You to all who participated! And now … Continue reading

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