#Bringbackourgirls

PORTRAITS OF PROTEST for over 200 kidnapped Nigerian Girls

So, will they ever #bringbackourgirls ?

NEW YORK CITY! COME OUT AND ATTEND A PHOTO BENEFIT TO DRUM UP A NEW WAVE OF AWARENESS ON THE LATEST WITH THE KIDNAPPED GIRLS OF CHIBOK, NIGERIA. OVER 100 DAYS IN CAPTIVITY, THEY HAVE NOT BEEN FOUND.

WHY?

CURRENTLY THE NIGERIAN PRESIDENT, JONATHAN GOODLUCK IS IN WASHINGTON D.C. ATTENDING THE US-AFRICA SUMMIT AND THERE ARE PROTESTS BEING PLANNED FOR WEDNESDAY AUGUST 6. A PHOTO EVENT TO HIGHLIGHT THE PLIGHT OF THE MISSING GIRLS AND CREATE EVEN MORE SOCIAL MEDIA AWARENESS IN NYC WILL SHOW THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT THAT THE WORLD HAS NOT FORGOTTEN


WHAT IS PORTRAITS OF PROTEST?

The prestigious Gostudios in Chelsea NYC has donated their state of the art west studio to allow a few creative photographers to set up portraits of attendees.


WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

1. Bring your old placards/signs/posters of protests from the previous rallies, or any newly created signs (there will be a side table with materials to create new signs)


2. Pose for a photographer holding the sign. Bring your crew for a group shot with everyone holding signs. The more the better!


3.Fill the sign up sheet with your email for us to send the photos to.


HOW CAN YOU HELP?

4. When you receive your photo, put it up as a profile photo with your message, on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, ALL YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS!


5.At the sign up table, attendees are encouraged to make a voluntary donation towards Nigerian grassroots based organization, United For Kids Foundation (www.unitedforkidsfoundation.org) to benefit their latest back to school initiative. Visit the website for more information about this amazing organization, helping less privileged kids get a quality education in Nigeria.

6. Learn about other opportunities to continue to make an impact, petitions that can ve signed, helpful websites, etc.

PORTRAITS OF PROTEST: #BRINGBACKOURGIRLS

Saturday, Aug. 9th, 12-5pm

GO Studios, 245 W 29th St, 7th Floor /West Studio New York, NY

For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.