Category Archives: girls

Impact of Female Literacy

October 17 was International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (also known as World Poverty Day). Thank you to Compassion International for the reminder and educational graphic (click on image to enlarge view). When it comes to extreme poverty, many … 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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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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Announcing Our 2013 ({V})Warrior

Being a Vagina Warrior “means developing the spiritual muscle to enter and survive the grief that violence brings and, in that dangerous space of stunned unknowing, inviting the deeper wisdom.” – Eve Ensler Petaluma resident Lori Burleson has been chosen as our … Continue reading

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“One Billion Rising Dance Rehearsal”

By Shepherd Bliss WaccoBB.net La Tierra community’s warm barn in the Sebastopol countryside in Sonoma County, Northern California, heated up on Jan. 24. It became the hot site of an exciting dance rehearsal for One Billion Rising, which is scheduled … Continue reading

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RISING Above

“An individual has not started living until he can RISE above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther … Continue reading

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RISING

Eve Ensler’s Newest Monologue “Rising” Eve has just written a new piece which she composed during her recent travels in India, amidst the incredible uprising there. We envision this monologue as a beautiful addition to your event to motivate the … Continue reading

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V-Men Wanted, Too!

Imagine what would happen if one billion women rose up to demand an end to the violence AND DANCED until the violence stopped? And what would happen if a billion men joined us? THE EARTH WOULD LITERALLY MOVE!

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Let Us DANCE!

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