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‘One Billion Rising’ Event Saturday

It’s a combination parade, dance, march, and rally. It’s called ‘One Billion Rising’–a global event demonstrating against domestic violence. Events will be taking place in over 200 countries around the world, including an event in downtown Grass Valley. Organizer and Nevada City Rotary Club President Robin Milam says the event starts tomorrow at 1pm at the Safeway Parking lot…

Listen to Robin Milam

The program will run about an hour with music, a domestic violence survivor’s story, and a men’s panel. Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition Executive Director Gayle Guest-Brown says there will also be a flash mob…

Listen to Gayle Guest-Brown

This is the third year of ‘One Billion Rising’. It’s estimated that over a billion women on the planet have either been raped or beaten in their lifetime.

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