Houston Rallies To Support #BringBackOurGirls [ @bringbackourgirlsproject @OcarmenSandiego] Monica Jones May 15, 2014 Events, News It’s been exactly a month since over 230 young Nigerian girls were kidnapped by the Muslim group called Boko Haram who is known for their violent raids and military attacks in Northern Nigeria. The mass abduction has brought the world’s attention to the cowardly crime and the ongoing violence that has become routine since 2002. In an effort to continue awareness and show support to the families of the victims world leaders and celebrities have started the #BringBackOurGirls movement which has gone viral on social media networks. With Houston having one of the largest Nigerian communities in the USA, Gabrielle Deculus of “Bring Back Our Girls Project” has gathered a team of community leaders, political ambassadors, and entrepreneurs in Houston, Tx to help raise funds and awareness to improve education, living conditions, and social welfare for other young girls living within impoverished areas in Nigeria. On May 16th at 6pm many will gather at the corner of Travis and Main Street in downtown Houston for a march in support of the cause. The march will end at Herman Park where a candlelight vigil will take place at sunset in honor of the young girls. Proceeds will benefit the Ife Oluwa School who is in dire need of supplies and monetary funds to provide a better educational experience. For more information about Bring Back Our Girls Project visit www.bringbackourgirlsproject.com Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.