Flashmobs and dance parties are being organized all over the world. I will "rise, strike, dance!" with Bay Area One Billion Rising. There is still time for you to find or organize an event (check the V-day website) in your area. The dance choreography and music are available online so you can even learn the dance in your kitchen or from your phone and walk outside on February 14th and dance by yourself!
Though it is the busy love note writing season and www.LoveYou2.org is going a bit crazy with "get love. give love." in action........I am thrilled & honored to partner with SF NOW and bring customizable "i am rising" signs to the Bay Area One Billion Rising flashmob events (check the website for location, time, details). Also, you can download your free "i am rising" poster here. Customize the sign. Snap a photo. Share! #1billionrising #reasontorise @vday
why i am rising
I am rising because I was speechless when my kids asked, "What actually happens to the women in the Congo?"
I am rising to feel the music all the way to the center of my bones & to remember love > hate.
I am rising to be in the middle of your gorgeousness. You are so beautiful rising!
I am rising for my sons to know a broader truth beyond newspaper articles & TV shows.
I am rising because crying, writing, marching & protesting has not been enough.
I am rising because I am creating a world where women have babies when, where & how they want to; and have sex when, where & how they want to.
I am rising because it was not your fault. You did not deserve it.
I am rising because I love you.