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NLC Presents a Benefit Production of The Vagina Monologues

IRVING – For the first time, North Lake College will present a benefit production of The Vagina Monologues. North Lake students and Irving community members will perform Eve Ensler's awarding winning play on Wednesday, March 23, at 7:00 p.m. in the Student Life Center.

North Lake College has joined the global movement as part of the V-Day 2011 Campaign to raise awareness and stop violence against women and girls. Proceeds from the production will go to the non-profit organization Brighter Tomorrows. Tickets are a $5.00 requested donation and may be purchased at the door.

About V-Day
V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls that raises funds and awareness through benefit productions of Playwright/Founder Eve Ensler's award winning play The Vagina Monologues and other artistic works. To date, the V-Day movement has raised over $75 million and educated millions about the issue of violence against women and the efforts to end it, crafted international educational, media and PSA campaigns, launched the Karama program in the Middle East, reopened shelters, and funded over 12,000 community-based anti-violence programs and safe houses in Democratic Republic Of Congo, Haiti, Kenya, South Dakota, Egypt and Iraq.

For more information, contact Beth Nikopolous, Student Life Assistant Director, at 972-273-3022 or bnikopolous@dcccd.edu. To learn more about V-Day and its campaigns, visit www.vday.org.


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