“Join Me On The Bridge” – International Womens Day Celebration – 3/7/10

Join Me On The Bridge

“Join Me On The Bridge!”

International Women’s Day marks its 99th anniversary on March 8, 2010.

In honor of that day, women of Rwanda and the Republic of the Congo will bridge their two countries in a demonstration to show to the world their dream of peace, and to demand an end to violence, particularly against women and children. This event has inspired women around the globe to join their effort and stand united in the desire to build bridges of peace.

You and your organization are invited to join
in a local “Bridge” event
expressing solidarity with all women
who want to end violence against women and children

Sunday March 7, 2010
Anytime between 3:00 pm and 4:00pm
16 West Jones Street, Raleigh, North Carolina
In the open area within the legislative complex


Wear something “United Nations blue” and carry a white flag.  Walk across “the bridge” and have your photos taken with the bridge in the background.
The pictures will be uploaded to a website in order to commemorate the event and to share with Women For Women International in support of their advocacy efforts with the United Nations.

Please share with others who may be interested.
Directions:  The Legislative Building is located at 16 West Jones Street between N. Salisbury Street and N. Wilmington Street across from the History Museum and Natural Science Museum complex.   The “bridge” is the pedestrian bridge that crosses Lane Street on the back side of the Legislative  Building.   Walk across the bridge from the Legislative Building to the photo station set up on other side of bridge opposite the Legislative Building.   State lots and street parking are free and open to the public on Sunday.

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