Rise Up For Women Now! Benefit Concert

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Sistahs Talkin' Back says
Sistahs Talkin' Back presents Rise Up for Women Now! a benefit concert. Rise Up for Women NOW! benefit concert is a fundraiser to support a St. Louis cohort to attend Women NOW 2016! Summit in Durban, South Africa this July. Women Now 2016! Summit is an international gathering of women that focuses on the impact of HIV/AIDS on women of color, especially women of African descent. The summit will also highlight critical areas of concern for women’s human rights, through an intersectional lens, including key issues of race, economic status, gender equality, women’s empowerment, gender-based trauma and violence, and sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice.

Sistahs Talkin' Back & Williams & Associates have teamed up to send a local HIV positive woman leader to the summit. Rise Up for Women NOW! benefit concert is happening on Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm at Blank Space located at 2847 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis, MO 63118. The concert will feature an all female & femme line up. Some of the performers include spoken word poets Pacia Anderson, Mama Blue aka Zaire Imani, & Poet Lightening; neo-soul band Hallōd Sound; founder of Femcee Nation & rapper, Bates; Hip-Hop DJ Divi & much more. Tickets are $10 in advance & $15 at the door. For more info & to purchase your tickets call (314) 367-5959 or email contactus@obs-stl.org. You may also purchase tickets here http://obs.nationbuilder.com/rise_up
Sponsored by Planned Parenthood St Louis, NARAL
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