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RI NOW Event Celebrates Women Making History

Tuesday Apr 4, 2017

On April 6 at the Bravo Brasserie, RI NOW will hold their signature event, Women Making History, in Providence. The event will honor Aline Binyungu, Anna Cano Morales, and Carolyn Mark.

Aline Binyungu is the founder and director of the Women's Refugee Center. She is also the former director of Association pour le development et la promotion de droits de la femme et de l'enfant, and refugee advocate for women and children.

Anna Cano Morales is Associate Vice President for Community, Equity, and Diversity at Rhode Island College. And Carolyn Mark is the former President of RI NOW and East Greenwich School Committee Chair.

RI NOW's Women Making History event will be held at 6 p.m. on April 6 at the Bravo Brasserie, 123 Empire St., Providence, RI. Tickets are a $25 donation.

RI NOW will also join Moms Demand Action at the RI Statehouse at 82 Smith Street on April 5 at 2 p.m. to talk to legislators about the domestic violence bill and the importance of keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous individuals. For information, visit

RI NOW takes action to bring women into full participation in all aspects of public and private life without experiencing barriers based on gender. We seek to create a world where all women and girls have access to comprehensive health care services, are free from violence in all forms, have achieved economic equality, have equal rights regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, and are free from racism which diminishes us all. We accomplish this in the State of Rhode Island as we successfully empower women, including ourselves, to be the difference we wish to see in the world.

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