One Billion Rising Ulster County - Shelter: A Concert Film to Benefit Victims of Domestic Violence

Feb 13, 2014

Friday February 14th at 9:30 am as part of One Billion Rising Ulster County, Natalie Merchant will introduce the premiere public screening of: Shelter:  A Concert Film to Benefit Victims of Domestic Violence at Kingston, New York’s Old Dutch Church, Bethany Hall. The event is free and open to the public and the screening will be Followed by a panel discussion with Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk, Senator Terry Gipson, Ulster County Executive Michael Hein, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro, Elizabeth Culmone - Ulster County Senior Assistant District Attorney for the Special Victims Bureau, and Marjorie Smith, Dutchess County Assistant District Attorney, Bureau Chief for the Special Victim’s Bureau.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock sat down with Natalie Merchant, Kathy Welby-Moretti from the Washbourne House in Ulster County, Renee Filette, the Executive Director of the Grace Smith House in Dutchess County to talk about the event, and began by asking Kathy Welby-Moretti about One Billion Rising.