Category Archives: Intimate Partner Violence

We Value Your Safety

Guided To Safety, Sponsor of One Billion Rising North Bay/Petaluma is also the proud Sponsor of … Learn to … Avoid – Escape – Deceive To Escape Neutralize When All Else Fails This event is designed to educate women of … Continue reading

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2013: Good, Bad & Ugly for Women

There was a lot to celebrate in 2013 for women in the media. But some things aren’t changing fast enough.  This video recaps the media highs and lows for women.

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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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V-Day/OBR Petaluma Call for ART

 

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Campuses Must Rise

College and university students continue to file sexual assault charges; administrations continue to violate Title IX.  Campuses, it’s time to RISE! UConn students file sexual assault complaints By Jason Song LA Times Joining a growing list of students who allege … Continue reading

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HANDS OFF, Crazy!

An excellent parody!  So, who’s up for choreographing a dance to this for OBR 2014?!    

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Campuses Are V-Focus 2014

In recent years there have been numerous reports across the nation of sexual assaults and rapes occurring on our college campuses.  Think Vanderbilt, Stanford, University of Virginia, William & Mary, Yale,  Brooklyn College, etc. Twenty-five percent of college women are … Continue reading

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MANGINA – Reclaimed & Redefined

V-Day Petaluma events were an inspiration for many a conversation this year, including letters to editor and guest commentaries in area publications.  More often than not, dialog was constructive and motivating.  On a rare occasion it became a bit confrontational.  … Continue reading

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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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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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