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- Impact Hub San Francisco, San Francisco CA
Join Impact HUB Berkeley for a screening of Until the Violence Stops followed by a fireside chat. As social entrepreneurs striving for a better world we must open our eyes to big issues and assess our impact.
This donation based event will give all proceeds to Berkeley Food and Housing Project: Women's Overnight Shelter.
About the film
Until The Violence Stops features playwright and activist Eve Ensler in an uplifting documentary that looks at how The Vagina Monologues grew into V-Day, the international grassroots movement stopping violence against women and girls. It is an inspiring introduction for your friends, casts, and community that highlights benefit performances of The Vagina Monologues during the 2002 V-Season. Until the Violence Stops shows women from Harlem, New York and Ukiah, California to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, the Philippines and Kenya, uniting and courageously revealing their intimate and deeply painful experiences with abuse ranging from rape to female circumcision.
V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sex slavery.
Co-host and Primary Beneficiary*
Berkeley Food and Housing Project: Women's Overnight Shelter
Berkeley Food and Housing Project (BFHP) empowers struggling members of the Berkeley community to reach for transformation from homelessness to permanent housing.
The Women's Overnight Shelter (WOS) provides safe, clean short-term residential housing, meals, clothing, laundry and shower facilities to 32 women (and their children) nightly. Clients receive individualized case management, housing case management and access to employment counseling and life skills training. Beds are designated for women participating in daytime recovery programs or the Shelter Extensions Program (women who have an income and are close to resolving their homelessness).
*Per V-Day's guidelines, 90% of donations will go to our local beneficiary (BFHP). 10% of donations will be given to the V-Day Spotlight Campaign.
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