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One Billion Rising

One billion women on the planet will be raped or beaten in their lifetime. Join V-Day*, a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls, for One Billion Rising – and demand an end to the violence.

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*V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. Learn more at V-Day continues with Oakton’s production of The Vagina Monologues, running February 14-16 in the Performing Arts Center at the Des Plaines campus. Showtime 8 p.m.; tickets $10, no discounts. Ticket information at or 847.635.1900.

Event Details

Thursday, February 14, 3:30 p.m.

Main Lobby, Des Plaines, Skokie

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