December 13 a woman in the San Francisco Bay area experienced the unthinkable. She was brutally gang raped by four men because she is a lesbian. Tonight in Richmond people will come together in response to this brutal hate crime to show the victim that she is not alone.
For those in the Richmond area:
Candlelight vigil & Protest Against Hate Crimes
When: Tonight, Saturday 12/27/08 from 9:30-10:00
Where: 1500 Visalia Ave.. Richmond, CA
Note: Please bring a candle and do your best to carpool out of respect for the neighborhood.
Sponsors: Hand To Hand Self Defense and Community United Against Violence
For those outside the Richmond area please light a candle and hold your support in your hearts.
A Facebook page has been set up for information on how to donate funds to help the victim with expenses such as counseling and time away from work.