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April 11-12 Marks the One-Year Anniversary of V TO THE TENTH!
One year ago - April 11 and 12, 2008, we celebrated V-Day’s ten-year anniversary, V TO THE TENTH, at the New Orleans Arena and Louisiana Superdome. To commemorate this incredible event, V-Day has created a short video taken during the weekend’s festivities
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Over 30,000 people attended the events over the two days. Thousands traveled from out of state and country for the events that featured over 125 speakers, over 40 stars, a choir of 200, and over 800 volunteers. In conjunction with the events, V-Day donated over $700,000 to groups in the region working to end violence against women and girls. Learn more and see images and video from the extraordinary event.
V TO THE TENTH PHOTO ESSAY
V-Day activist and renowned photographer Paula Allen joined V-Day in New Orleans for V TO THE TENTH. Click here to see Paula Allen’s V TO THE TENTH Photo Essay >
NEW ORLEANS COVERAGE
STAR STUDDED PERFORMANCES
V TO THE TENTH TESTIMONIALS
Click here to view a list of speakers who participated in SUPERLOVE at the Louisiana Superdome, April 11 – 12, 2008 >
Click here to see the SUPERLOVE schedule for Friday, April 11 >
Click here to see the SUPERLOVE schedule for Saturday, April 12 >
KATRINA WARRIORS NETWORK
V-Day has begun working together with service providers, first-responders, artists, educators, activists and local V-Day organizers in New Orleans and helped convene these activists and grassroots groups under the umbrella "Katrina Warriors Network." Learn more >
WHY NEW ORLEANS?
The women of New Orleans and the Gulf South - Katrina Warriors - have
survived the fall out of global warming, failure of public structures, racism, economic hardship, and domestic abuse. All of these are pieces of the story of violence that continues to impact women here in this country and around the world. Learn more >