The Naked Stark co-organized the event Philadelphia Rising in collaboration
with dance artists Saroya Corbett, Colleen Hooper, and Barbara Tait.
1 in 3 women will be beaten or raped in her lifetime
that is ONE BILLION women globally
and 264,00 women HERE in Philadelphia.
V-day, an international organization that works to end violence against
women and girls, asked ONE BILLION people to RISE UP on February 14, 2013.
We ROSE up in five locations around Philadelphia on 2.14.13 at 12:30pm
to DANCE and DEMAND an end to violence against women and girls.
We ROSE up as part of Philadelphia Rising, we ROSE up as part of the global
event One Billion Rising, we ROSE up to join women and men around the world to say, "ENOUGH. The violence stops NOW!"
www.PhiladelphiaRising.com, www.OneBillionRising.org, www.V-Day.org
Artistic Director, Katherine Kiefer Stark, taught 20 fabulous women
Debbie Allen's choreography to the One Billion Rising anthem
“Break the Chain” written by Tena Clark
at Mt Vernon Dance Space / Philly PARD on 2.14.13.
At 11am we walked to the corner of 18th and Spring Garden
and DANCED! Joining millions of people around the world dancing
in the streets on 2.14.13, RISING UP to demand an end to violence
against women and girls.
Watch us DANCE!