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Oakton, Maine West hold One Billion Rising events

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  • Cristine De Clarin of Niles participates in a group dance during a One Billion Rising event to raise awareness about violence against women, sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies program at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines Thursday.

      Cristine De Clarin of Niles participates in a group dance during a One Billion Rising event to raise awareness about violence against women, sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies program at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines Thursday.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Hollie Wagner of Skokie helps lead the One Billion Rising event sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies program at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines Thursday.

      Hollie Wagner of Skokie helps lead the One Billion Rising event sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies program at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines Thursday.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

  • Arielle Atar of Des Plaines participates in a group dance during a One Billion Rising event sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies program at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines Thursday.

      Arielle Atar of Des Plaines participates in a group dance during a One Billion Rising event sponsored by the Women and Gender Studies program at Oakton Community College in Des Plaines Thursday.
    JOE LEWNARD | Staff Photographer

 
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Maine West High School and Oakton Community College, both in Des Plaines, held events Thursday as part of the Valentine's Day One Billion Rising global event to raise awareness about violence against women and girls.

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