One Billion Rising to end violence against women and girls

February 14th Valentine’s Day, Captain Planet Foundation and Chair Person Laura Turner Seydel joined a worldwide movement to end violence against women and girls. Atlanta’s men, women, and children danced in a flash mob demonstration downtown in Woodruff Park choreographed by Debbie Allen for One Billion Rising.

Atlanta participants met Thursday morning at the Georgia Capitol steps for a press conference featuring Rev. Dr. Bernice King, legendary choreographer Debbie Allen, SPANX founder Sara Blakely, conservation activist Laura Turner Seydel, civil rights icon Evelyn Lowery, Bishop Barbara King of Hillside International Truth Center and Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, formerly of Providence Missionary Baptist Church.

Click here to read and see slideshow from the Atlanta Business Chronicle 

Click here to see 11 Alive video from Atlanta & Company of Laura Turner Seydel and One Billion Rising Atlanta Director Nikki Noto discussing “One Billion Rising”.