Tuesday, October 6, 2009

E3 Day Empower. Educate. Effect!

The BQC is proud to announce EDay to Empower, Educate, and Effect the lives of women around the globe.All Day: We will be hosting Think Humanity's artisan sales. Think Humanity is changing lives of women by providing refugee girls with an education, rent, food and medication; therefore encouraging advancement, empowerment, confidence, self-reliance and roles in leadership positions. Through education it will change the cultures misconception that women are inferior to men. Our girls have been able to recognize their rights and freedoms within the African society and therefore eventually advancing women and ending gender bias and discrimination.

Also Jeanne Ratzloff of PeopleWeaver, www.peopleweaver.com, will be selling baskets made by refugee women. She is the founder of the Kyangwali Women's Microcredit Business Loans Project.9am-9:55am: Yoga for Survivors. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and whether or not it's happened to you, you've probably felt its effects. Hollie's is designing a special class filled with poses to help you release your fear and embrace your power. She will also be collecting donations for the Safehouse so please support this important event.4pm to 6pm: Protect Yourself :: Ladies Night. This free event is open to women interested in learning how to protect themselves in uncertain times. Scalable responses for real-world applicability in defeating larger attackers, de-escalating potential violence, and getting home safely. 3rd degree black belt Mary Casey teaches this powerful seminar drawing on her years as a rape and family violence crisis volunteer, her adventures in scary locations throughout the world, and her twelve years exploring the secret arts of the ninja. Invite your friends and make this the best girl's night out! No martial experience needed--just the desire to know more about protecting yourself and your loved ones.

Contact:Mary Casey, President

Boulder Quest Center

1200 Yarmouth AveBoulder, CO 80304

(303) 440-3647


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