All posts tagged: Women’s Museum of California

Aug 24 – WOSD Kicks Off Campaign Against Violence Against Women: No More Excuses. Stop It Now!

The recent spotlight on sexual harassment in San Diego is indicative of what many women endure in their lives. Women Occupy San Diego (WOSD), is kicking off a campaign, No More Excuses. Stop it now! to declare San Diego as ground zero for ending violence against women in every form, in partnership with: League of Women Voters-San Diego International Museum of Human Rights at San Diego Women’s Equity Council, United Nations Association-San Diego Chapter Women’s Museum of California Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition American Women for International Understanding The kick-off event is scheduled for: Saturday, August 24, 2013, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm World Beat Center, 2100 Park Blvd, San Diego 92101. Speakers at the event will present an overview of how violence is perpetrated against women and actions we must take to end it. The Occupella Chorus and spoken word artists from Page to Stage: Women’s Words will provide their interpretations of the problem and solutions. Following this kick-off of the No More Excuses. Stop it now! campaign, WOSD and its community partners will present …

May 22 – WOSD Movie Night “Not My Life,” a Film About Slavery In Our Time

“Not My Life” A film about slavery in our time. Published September 26, 2012. View Trailer Discussion. Refreshments. FREE! Wednesday May 22, 2013 Doors open 6:30 pm; Movie 7 pm At Women’s Museum of California 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16, Liberty Station “Not My Life” is the first documentary film to depict the horrifying and dangerous practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. Filmed on five continents over a period of four years, “Not My Life” unflinchingly, but with enormous dignity and compassion, depicts the unspeakable practices of a multi-billion dollar global industry whose profits, as the film’s narration says, “are built on the backs and in the beds of our planet’s youth.” Sponsored by San Diego World Affairs Council, Women Occupy San Diego, League of Women Voters of San Diego, Project Concern International, Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition, Women’s Equity Council, United Nations Association–San Diego, American Association of University Women, San Diego Branch

May 23 – LWV San Diego Wine and Cheese Party at the Women’s Museum

Celebrating and Networking With Wine and Cheese Thursday, May 23, 2013, 5:30-7:30 pm Women’s Museum of California 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16, Liberty Station Speaker: Linda Canada Executive Director, Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego, The League of Women Voters of California celebrates another successful year! Please join us for a friend- and fund- raiser at the Women’s Museum of California for a program highlighting the museum’s latest exhibit, “They Did it All: Women of the Issei Generation,” the story of Japanese women who emigrated to the U.S., married, started businesses, and were interned during WWII. We will honor the memory of Miss Breed, the San Diego librarian who sent books to the children who were interned, with the screening of a short video about her and by reading from the book, Letters to Miss Breed, and to introduce a woman who was interned as a child and wrote to Miss Breed. Our speaker provided many of the artifacts for the exhibit. LWV San Diego — Wine and Cheese Party $15 per person …