LOVE, LIGHT & LYRICS: A One Billion Rising Event

The Women Worldwide Initiative will host its One Billion Rising event, LOVE, LIGHT & LYRICS at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe on Valentine’s Day – a community’s call to spread love and end violence. 1 in 3 women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. Join us and co-sponsor U.S. National Committee … Continue reading

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Violence Against Women and Me I am the oldest of five children. Four of us are young women of color. And I can’t help but constantly worry about them and their life experiences. When it comes to violence against women, my worry grows. It is said that 1 in 4 women will experience abuse in … Continue reading