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|"SJSU V-DAY" Vagina Monologues 2012|
|Date||Thursday February 16|
|Time||8:00 PM - 6:00 AM|
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|San Jose State Morris Dailey Auditorium|
|sjsuvday [at] gmail.com|
|Address||One Washington Square|
V-Day SJSU 2012 Presents: A Benefit Production of the Award Winning Play THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES
San José, CA – San José State University students and community members will hit center stage dressed in pink and black, ready to spread awareness about violence and abuse toward women and girls through their production of Eve Ensler’s play The Vagina Monologues. The benefit production will run at the historic SJSU Morris Dailey Auditorium on Thursday, February 16 at 8:00 pm, Friday, February 17 at 8:00 pm, and on Saturday February 18 at 8:00 p.m. Pre-sale tickets for the event are $8 for students and $10 for general admission. At the door prices are $10 for students, and $15 for general admission. For ticket information please call 800-745-3000 or visit http://www.ticketmaster.com.
The Vagina Monologues celebrate the global movement of V-Day, which strives to empower women to find their collective voices and demand an end to the violence. SJSU is joining this global movement as part of the V-Day 2011 College Campaign. Each year V-Day increases awareness by focusing on a specific group of women in the world who are resisting violence with courage and vision.
In 2012, V-Day's Spotlight Campaign will be on the Women and Girls of Haiti. The Spotlight will highlight the high levels of violence against women and girls in Haiti, and will focus on the increased rates of sexual violence since the devastating earthquake that took place in January 2010. All funds raised through the Spotlight Campaign will be used to support a revolutionary national campaign in Haiti lead by a coalition of women activists - including longtime V-Day activist Elvire Eugene - that will address sexual violence through art, advocacy, safe shelter and legal services.
The proceeds of the V-Day SJSU 2012 will benefit the women and children of Haiti, as well as local non-profit organizations—YWCA Rape Crisis Center and Asian Americans for Community Involvement’s Asian Women’s Home—whose programming supports survivors of violence and work toward the ending of violence against women and girls.