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‘EMPOWER ME: A CELEBRATORY PERFORMANCE’ EXPLORES THE STRUGGLE TO END VIOLENCE AGAINT WOMEN

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‘Empower Me: A Celebratory Performance’ Explores
The Struggle to End Violence Against Women

March 10, 2016 – The Dignity Initiative will present “Empower Me: A Celebratory Performance” in conjunction with Collin College’s fine arts department, 7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24 at the Spring Creek Campus Living Legends Conference Center. The show will include dance, poetry, prose and song, all centered around the challenges and triumphs in the struggle to end violence against women.

The show will include performances by the Collin Dance Ensemble and vocalists from the pop group OneSound, illuminating topics like domestic violence, sex trafficking, impact on families with small children and the fight for the respectful treatment of women. The performance will focus on the many challenges that women face, their journey to overcome these challenges and their ultimate triumph. The dance program is choreographed by Tiffanee Arnold and the vocal performance is directed by Kathy Morgan. 

Spring Creek Campus is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

The Dignity Initiative is a Collin College-based organization which works to raise awareness and inspire action on issues of violence against and oppression of women. Learn more about the Dignity Initiative and its spring campaign at www.collin.edu/community/dignity/ .

Collin College serves nearly 52,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in a wide range of disciplines. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development. In addition, the college operates the Collin Higher Education Center, which serves 3,300 additional students each year in partnership with The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas Tech and the University of North Texas.