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SHOW INSPIRES MOMS TO FIND POLITICAL VOICE
THEATRE FOR EMPOWERMENT HELPS MOTHERS SEE THE INTERCONNECTEDNESS
OF ALL OUR LIVES
WHEN: April 26, Saturday at 7:00 PM. This event is free.
WHERE: Palmerston Library Theatre,
WHAT: (M)other: a one-woman performance by MAU co-founder Beth Osnes, (M)other explores what it might take for the mothers of one country to authentically care about the mothers and children of another country. The fiction that the “other” is not part of the “mother” is washed away. What remains is a powerful affirmation of our interconnectedness in both our challenges and our solutions as a global community.
(M)other, a program of Mothers Acting Up (MAU) and Philanthropiece, combines art with social empowerment and is an inspiring opening act to reclaim the activist roots of Mother’s Day. This performance is part of The Mother Tour which will travel to cities across North America and parts of Asia and
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Mothers Acting Up (MAU) inspires and mobilizes mothers* to advocate on behalf of the world’s children. MAU inspires, educates and engages mothers (a gigantic force to be reckoned with) to prioritize children in our corporate and public policies through monthly Web actions, annual Mother’s Day events, field trips to elected officials, Girlcotts, and daily inspiration and tools found in a weekly calendar. MAU brings a new breed of activism to the political landscape; one that is positive, accessible and supports mothers in making informed personal choices, inspiring collective action and influencing decision-makers. MAU, founded in 2002, is based in
Beth Osnes holds a Ph.D. in Theatre and teaches at the
whisper this to each other, sing it out in the streets,
yell it from our rooftops, declare it in our houses of government:
we will protect our children with our personal and political strength,
wherever they live on earth!
* mothers and others, on stilts or off, who exercise protective care over someone smaller.