Tuesday, February 17, 2015

An Invitation to Wear Purple (and Celebrate International Women's Day) at UNM on March 2

Oxfam Action Corps New Mexico and the UNM Peace and Justice Studies Program cordially invite you to International Women's Day on Monday, March 2, at the University of New Mexico Student Union Building (SUB),  Third floor (Acoma A & B), 7:00-9:00 p.m. Organizers will join together to honor accomplished and outstanding women in New Mexico, doing their part to make the world a better place. The event, which is held in conjunction with  International Women's Day, will include: a Q&A with successful local women, entertainment, light refreshments.

"This years theme make it happen will focus on the achievements of woman while calling for equality. We are planning on having fun and creating an atmosphere of empowerment and equality. Purple the color of justice and dignity, values associated with woman's equality. In 1908 woman the Woman's Social and Political Union in Great Britain adopted the color scheme of purple, white, and green to symbolize the plight of suffragettes. Today we honor woman everywhere with the color Purple," Oxfam Action Corps New Mexico. "Plan on celebrating with us. Wear purple if you like. Bring friends, family neighbors, children, and the men in your life are welcome."  Free and Open to the Public.  Join Event on Facebook

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