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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,  committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
                                                                                                                                           ~Margaret Mead

Life Amplified is a 100% volunteer spoken word and talent variety showcase began in January 2013 to benefit worthy local organizations helping our community.

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LINEUP COMING ON JANUARY 24, 2015

Justin Myer – Mind Reader
Rahsaan Thomas – Poet
Ashley Kix – Poet
Topher Warren- Singer
R. MonaLeza – Poet
Dennis Johnson – Singer
Robin Savage- Comedian
Erin Brea Newsome- Singer
Mercurie Rise – Poet
Beau Bostic – Hip Hop Artist
Rain – Poet
Poetic – Poets
Bernadette Celene – Acoustic Musician
Deb Kelley – Poet
Andrew Dieppa – Beatbox
Southern Yonkers – Band

Located in the award-winning Carrollwood Players Theatre comes a new showcase for a Equusolutions, an organization that pairs rescued horses with military women suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to (MST) Military Sexual Trauma.

Military sexual trauma (MST) is a technical term that refers to the psychological trauma experienced by military service members, as a result of sexual assault or sexual harassment, as classified by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

66% of female soldiers report being sexually assaulted
27% of female soldiers report being raped
20% of women seeking care at VA facilities have experienced sexual trauma
8.3 percentage of women report lifetime PTSD related to MST

*Statistics from pentagon, DoD, & RAINN
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On Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 1:30pm, Life Amplified EMPOWERS will do what we do best – educate the community, entertain our patrons and raise funds for a nonprofit organization helping female military soldiers through equine therapy.

 

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