Celebrating San Francisco’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence towards Women and Girls

Celebrating San Francisco's International Day for the Elimination of Violence towards Women and Girls

A phenomenal cast of Artists, Healers, Musicians, Poets, Public Servants and Organizers working to create change!

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MamaCoatl is a barrio poet, songstress, performance activist, and spiritual healer who comes from the Yaqui people of the Sonora desert. Based in the Mission district, her work explores sound, ritual and cultural activism as power sources for public health. MamaCoatl M.A. in Women Spirituality from New College of California and MFA in Creative Inquiry. In 2006 MamaCoatl brought International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls to San Francisco after performances in Mexico and Peru. The event has become an annual celebration of healing and nonviolence including sixteen days of action, “artivism,” healing and education in the Mission district’s community.

Posted on November 1, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Desde hace 7 años un grupo de mujeres del distrito la Mision se ha dedicado a denunciar el tradicional dia de accion de gracias como un feriado que glorifica la violencia, mediante promover una agenda comunitaria de salud publica y renovacion cultural que proclama oficialmente el 25 de Noviembre como El Dia Internacional para la Eliminacion de la Violencia hacia las mujeres y las Niñas en San Francisco.

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