Thursday September 27, 2012
5:30 - 9:00pm at The Samaritan Women
602 S. Chapel Gate Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21229
Event is free, but $5.00 donation will help Maryland Trafficking victims.
Taken from program flyer:
Filmed in six countries, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide follows Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn, and celebrity activists America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eve Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union, and Olivia Wilde on a journey to tell the stories of inspiring, courageous individuals. Across the globe oppression is being confronted and real meaningful solutions are being fashioned through health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls. The linked problems of sex trafficking and forced prostitution, gender-based violence, and maternal mortality present to us the vital opportunity to make a change. All over the world women are seizing this opportunity.
5:30pm - Engagement Expo - Local agencies will have representatives for you to learn more about how to get involved. Purchase Fair Trade and Survivor-made products to encourage the economic transformation of women survivors.
6:45pm - Film Showing - Engage with "Half the Sky" UNDER THE SKY, in our outdoor theatre. Bring flashlights, blankets or lawn chairs and dress accordingly. Concessions available.
8:30pm - Remarks from Local Advocates