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Esperanza Dance Project to host Tucson chapter of One Billion Rising: RISE for the Bodies of All Women, Girls and the Earth

UPCOMING EVENT!

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Tucson, Arizona, February 14, 2022 – Esperanza Dance Project (EDP), a Tucson-based non-profit organization committed to using dance to eradicate stigma, secrecy and shame associated with surviving childhood sexual violence, will host the Tucson chapter of the One Billion Rising Flash Mob on Valentines Day. This event will be held on the University of Arizona Main Campus just East of Old Main on the Mall. . 1200 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85721 on Monday February 14th, 2022. We gather at 4PM. This event is free and open to the public. Please wear a mask and abide by social distancing protocols. 

 

The event will open feature a welcome followed by time for community members share poems, personal statements/experiences facilitating a safe, healing space to collectively resist against global sexual violence. A flashmob of “Break the Chain” will be performed and the event closes with a call to action. 
 

Masks are required to attend and social distancing will be enforced. This will be an outside event.  

 For all additional information, please visit  our event page and www.onebillionrising.org/

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We support survivors and educate communities through the transformative power of dance.
Your donation matters. A financial contribution to Esperanza Dance Project allows us to help others find support and healing from childhood sexual violence, empower young adults as peer advocates and present multimedia performances to youth and the Arizona community at large.

She had an anatomical heart with wings tattooed on her forearm with the Spanish word “esperanza,” which translates to “hope.” Was this tattoo her desperate attempt to find hope in her life when in reality, she had spiraled deeply to a place of complete hopelessness?

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Our mission is to eradicate stigma, secrecy and shame associated with surviving childhood sexual violence.

EDP operates out of Tucson, Arizona. 

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Trigger warning

Trigger warning: This website includes information and content referring to sexual violence and may  have the potential to cause intense emotions for any reader.