Thursday, February 14, 2013

CSUMB students celebrate One Billion Rising

It was a gorgeous day to be out at CSUMB. It was also powerful.

One Billion Rising was celebrated this year as an effort to end abuse against women.  There were events worldwide with poetry and songs. There will be another event this afternoon in Monterey.

At CSUMB, Several students talked about their own experiences suffering violence, including Margo Flitcraft, a teledramatics art major who directed The Vagina Monologues two years ago and will produce it this year.

She read outloud a letter she wrote to her 13-year-old self. It contains very explicit material, it's intense and painful, but it's also worth watching. Check it out.

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