The Monument Quilt Workshop at the University of Oklahoma

As the interpersonal violence intern for the University of Oklahoma’s Women’s Outreach Center, I was honored to involve the university community in FORCE’s Monument Quilt Project. Because we cannot prevent sexual assault or solve the problems stemming from sexual assault without first talking about it, our quilts were an important tenant to our Sexual Assault […]

The Monument Quilt Workshop at Connecticut College

We didn’t host a traditional workshop; instead, we incorporated The Monument Quilt into the Think S.A.F.E. Project’s end of the year field day. Held in the middle of our central lawn, the activities drew in students from across campus. My partner and I manned a table littered with quilt squares and fabric pens situated between […]

Force announces a 10-city tour for the Monument Quilt

Today, Force launched a Kickstarter to fund a tour of The Monument Quilt. The 2014 tour will give cities and towns the opportunity to witness the quilt, engage in the project and transform their local response to rape. The Monument Quilt is a crowd-sourced collection of thousands of stories from survivors of rape and abuse. […]

The Monument Quilt in the News

Look who has been talking about The Monument Quilt: The Chicago Crusader: Chicago to Host the Monument Quilt, Publicly Support Survivors of Rape and Abuse, July 2014 News on 6: Quapaw Tribe to Host Rape Survivors at Event, July 2014 Bust: The Monument Quilt: Building Communities, Empowering Rape Survivors, July 2014 Virago Magazine: The Monument […]