miércoles, 29 de febrero de 2012

Last chance: Vote today for your favorite Community Choice piece


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Vote Today for Your Favorite Community Choice Piece!Celebrating Change: Art Live Lounge, 3/8Join IMOW and the Inside Out Project for “Making Mothers Visible”Meet White Ribbon Alliance, a MAMA Lead PartnerParticipate in “Join Me on the Bridge” 2012

Vote Today for Your Favorite Community Choice Piece!

The Winner Receives a US$1,000 Prize

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Since launching our Community Choice Award in MAMA: Motherhood Around the Globe, more than 1,200 people have cast their votes for their favorite of our six finalists! Voting ends TODAY, February 29, so check out the finalists and vote for your favorite now!
Each of these stories represents an important, and unique, aspect of motherhood around the globe. Vote for your favorite today, and help us choose a winner!
MAMA: Motherhood Around the Globe, explores the realities and ideas of a new global generation of mothers through art, stories, and powerful new voices. The exhibition aims to turn inspiration into action helping fuel a worldwide movement of advocates for mothers’ human rights and advances in maternal health. Explore MAMA today!

DJ, Cocktails, and Dancing at IMOW’s Art Live Lounge, March 8

Join IMOW on International Women’s Day in San Francisco

Purchase your tickets today for Celebrating Change: Art Live Lounge, where San Francisco’s up-and-coming tastemakers and philanthropists will join IMOW to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8! The evening will feature cocktails, hors d’ouvres, dessert, and live art installations.
Purchase tickets>>
Event Details: Thursday, March 8, 2012. 8:00-11:00 pm. At the City Club of San Francisco, 155 Sansome Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco.  Cocktail attire. Tickets are $85; all proceeds support the work and programs of the International Museum of Women.
Celebrating Change


Join IMOW and the Inside Out Project for “Making Mothers Visible”

Seeking Volunteers in San Francisco and Cities Around the World

The International Museum of Women, in association with White Ribbon Alliance and the Inside Out Project, is looking for global volunteers for a community photography project, “Making Mothers Visible.”
IMOW is looking for:
  • Project leaders from around the world who can organize “Making Mothers Visible” in your local community
  • Participants in San Francisco, California who would like to participate in the San Francisco installation as photographers, mothers, or installation volunteers
“Making Mothers Visible” is a public community photography project that will foreground the faces of mothers, drawing attention to the value of mothers worldwide and spotlighting the issue of maternal health.

Meet White Ribbon Alliance, a MAMA Lead Partner

 

The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood

Every day, 1,000 girls and women die needlessly in pregnancy and childbirth; almost all of them are in the developing world.
White Ribbon Alliance, a lead partner for IMOW’s MAMA: Motherhood Around the Globe exhibition, is pushing for lasting change so that women and newborns in every country have the life-saving healthcare which is their right.
White Ribbon Alliance is a global network led by wide ranging membership from all walks of life – including grassroots volunteers, community, national and international organizations. They have 15 National Alliances addressing safe motherhood in their own countries, and members in 155 countries around the world. White Ribbon Alliance makes women’s voices heard to demand that maternal health is a political priority, to increase resources and improve policies, to end the scandalous loss of so many women and babies around the world.
Some of White Ribbon Alliance’s current initiatives include working to increase the number of health workers globally and advocating for respectful care for women during their pregnancies and delivery.
White Ribbon Alliance’s mission is to build an inclusive global movement, for all to play a part in preventing needless deaths in childbirth. IMOW is thrilled to have White Ribbon Alliance on board as a lead outreach partner!

Participate in Join Me on the Bridge with Women for Women International

 

IMOW is proud to partner with Women for Women International for their third annualJoin Me on the Bridge campaign.
On International Women’s Day, March 8, thousands of people around the world will show that they are with the women of Afghanistan, Iraq, Rwanda, South Sudan, and other war-torn countries.  Learn more about Join Me on the Bridge here, and sign up to organize your own campaign or attend an existing event in your hometown!
Stand with women globally; Join us on the bridge.
Join Women on the Bridge

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