Mothers acting up on Mother's Day
BOULDER ACTIVIST ORGANIZATIONS TEAM UP TO CELEBRATE, RECLAIM MOTHER'S DAY
Thumping grooves of world/reggae band The Ancestral Voices with Danae Shanti resonated down the Pearl Street Mall in front of the Boulder County Courthouse yesterday afternoon. The sound alerted passersby of the seventh annual Mothers Acting Up Mother’s Day Rally.
Music, dancing, and brightly colored costumes captivated the audience, while a series of tables featuring representatives from local activist organizations engaged those interested in learning more about their cause.
“I hoped that lots of people would come out, that there would be lots of new people and that it would be a very celebratory day – and all of those things happened,” said Joellen Raderstorf, Co-Founder of Mothers Acting Up, a local grassroots organization dedicated to providing a variety of opportunities for mothers seeking a voice in their community and world....(more)