Santa Barbara Dance Theater; Photo by Brandon Whited
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Power In Motion at Gibney

Power In Motion at Gibney

Company:

Gibney

Location:

Gibney

Dates:

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 6:30pm

Tickets:

https://sanctuaryforfamilies.org/event/powerinmotion/

Company:
Gibney

An Evening Celebrating Over 20 Years of Partnership & Performances
That Uplift the Voices of Survivors of Gender Violence

Power in Motion, a recital and reception featuring performances by graduates of Sanctuary for Families’ Survivor Leadership Institute and members of Gibney, will feature spoken word and dance vignettes that address gender violence and other social justice issues.  Wine and light refreshments will be served.

Admission is free.  RSVP is mandatory; donations appreciated.

Sanctuary for Families is dedicated to the safety, healing and self-determination of victims of domestic violence and related forms of gender violence. Through comprehensive services for our clients and their children, and through outreach, education and advocacy, we strive to create a world in which freedom from gender violence is a basic human right.

Gibney is at the forefront of mobilizing the arts to address social justice issues. The organization’s highly respected programs use movement to transform lives through multiple platforms, including: Movement Workshops, which shares tools of choice, self-expression, collaboration and self-care with survivors of intimate partner violence; Hands are for Holding assemblies and residencies, which engage New York City youth on the topic of violence and bullying prevention; and Moving Toward Justice, which mobilizes artists to respond to social issues. Gibney values all that artists have to offer as makers, activists and entrepreneurs and allows these skillsets to flourish under one roof and reverberate back into the community.

           

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