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‘me too.’ Movement founder Tarana Burke will keynote MLK Dream Week

Tarana Burke shares the story behind the genesis of the viral 2017 TIME Person Of The Year-winning ‘me too.’ Movement, and gives strength and healing to those who have experienced sexual trauma or harassment. The simple yet courageous ‘me too.’ hashtag campaign has emerged as a rallying cry for people everywhere who have survived sexual assault and sexual harassment – and Tarana’s powerful, poignant story as creator of what is now an international movement that supports survivors will move, uplift, and inspire you.

Tarana has dedicated more than 25 years of her life to social justice and to laying the groundwork for a movement that was initially created to help young women of color who survived sexual abuse and assault. The movement now inspires solidarity, amplifies the voices of thousands of victims of sexual abuse, and puts the focus back on survivors.

Individuals interested in obtaining a free admission ticket for the Evanston Dream Week 2020 keynote featuring Tarana Burke can obtain a ticket by visiting the event page. A ticket will be required for entrance into the Evanston keynote event on January 27, 2020.  For more information regarding additional events during Dream Week 2020 please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion and MLK Dream Week page.