We rose in Hartford! Thank you to everyone who rose up, spoke out, and danced as part of One Billion Rising. The energy was palpable, the dancing was incredible, and the speakers were powerful. This was truly a historic event.
This is what it looks like when over 200 people rise together and demand change.
One Billion Rising corresponds to the 15th anniversary of V-Day, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls sparked by Eve Ensler’s play, The Vagina Monologues. Events were planned in over 200 countries around the world, and in Hartford, we rose with an event at the state Legislative Office Building.
The event opened with CONNSACS advocate Leah Prescott-Burgess giving a powerful reading of Eve Ensler’s monologue, Rising. After the reading, the Judy Dworin Performance Project led dancers in a flash mob on in the Legislative Office Building atrium. Click here for the full story.