Join Bay Area Rising on Saturday, Feb 13th!

The team at Bay Area Rising are holding their One Billion Rising: Revolution event on Saturday, February 13th! Bay Area Rising is a powerful feminist network of artists, spiritual leaders, and activists dedicated to ending violence against women and girls, that was formed in 2012 as a call to action from One Billion Rising, based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION women and girls. Let’s join them this year and RISE at Sweet’s Ballroom in Oakland!  Tickets now on sale for event and fundraiser. 1 Vision! 1 Voice! 1 Victory! Saturday, February 13, 2016 at Sweet's Ballroom, 1933 Broadway in Oakland. Limited number of Low Income and FREE Youth tix available. ASL interpretation provided.   Continue reading

One Billion Rising 2016 Campaign Announced: ESCALATING THE CALL FOR REVOLUTION IN 2016

Today, we announce the 2016 theme: ONE BILLION RISING: RISE FOR REVOLUTION Listen! Act! Rise! For the fourth year of the campaign, the One Billion Rising’s global coordinators chose to continue the theme of Revolution as an escalation of the first three stages: One Billion Rising (2013), One Billion Rising for Justice (2014), and One Billion Rising: Revolution (2015). Continue reading