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ONE BILLION RISING to Receive Compassion Week Award for Social Justice


Congratulations Risers! Tonight at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, One Billion Rising will receive the inaugural Compassion Week Award for Social Justice, presented by the Charter for Compassion, the Empathy and Compassion in Society Conference and sponsors GoodMojo and Tekmeca.

The Compassion Week 2014 Awards are presented in recognition of each recipient's work to make compassion and compassionate action a transformative energy that motivates individuals and communities to care for each other, relieve suffering wherever it is found, and reach out to connect to other communities across the globe to ensure well-being for all beings.

One Billion Rising joins notable organizations AIDS/LifeCycle, Chinatown Community Development Center, Dignity Health, and Horizons Foundation, and individual awardees Greg Fischer, Joan Blades, Joan Brown Campbell, and Libby and Len Traubman.

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