Join us on October 21st for Hike for Healing! A national fundraiser for the Monument Quilt and FORCE, you can uplift the 2200 voices knit into the Quilt by simply organizing a walk or hike in your community to support survivors in their journey towards healing. Help us raise $50,000 through Hike for Healing, and support the […]
Seeking Project Manager for Extant Arts Festival
Extant Arts is a daylong survivor-centered and survivor-led arts festival that celebrates the complexity of survivor voices and histories. Extant Arts rejects typecast narratives and empowers individuals to define and express their own experiences. The festival rejoices in how people who have experienced sexual and domestic violence continue to exist, survive and thrive. We are […]
Massive Protest at US/Mexico Border on Trump’s 100th Day
For the Spanish version visit La Casa Mandarina’s website. On Trump’s 100th day in office, anti-violence advocates are planning a massive demonstration at the US-Mexico border to rally against US immigration policies that create high rates of sexual violence against undocumented immigrants. On April 29th, over 2,000 quilt squares created by survivors of rape […]
The 2017 Monument Quilt West Coast Tour!
Learn more about our massive protest at the US/Mexico border here! On Trump’s 100th day in office, anti-violence advocates are planning a massive demonstration at the US-Mexico border to rally against US immigration policies that create high rates of sexual violence against undocumented immigrants. On April 29th, over 2,000 quilt squares created by survivors of […]
Seeking Drivers and Art Handlers for West Coast Tour
Short term job announcement!! Be part of the Monument Quilt West Coast Tour: FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture is seeking two drivers and art installers for our upcoming West Coast Tour with the Monument Quilt! The tour will begin on March 24, 2017 and will conclude by May 3, 2017. There will be a total of […]
You are not alone.
If you are a survivor, you are not alone. If you are scared, you are not alone. If you want to fight, you are not alone. An accused rapist is the President-Elect of the United States. We know violence did not begin with Trump. Since its founding, America has nursed itself on genocide, rape, and […]
Holding Space For Survivors During Election Season
The negative ways that survivors of rape and abuse are treated is even more apparent in the media these days. As our election moves toward its completion, more and more survivors bravely present their truths to reporters, and are met with increasing disbelief and dehumanization by the man they speak out against. For too many […]
Consent Video Contest Works Towards a New Norm
Consent Video Contest Works Towards a New Norm By Kaitlin Abrams and Christine Fei When the story of Donald Trump’s sexual assault comments broke national news earlier this week, many were shocked and outraged. By claiming that his celebrity status gave him the permission to kiss and grab women as he pleased, Trump glorified sexual […]
Announcing Hike for Healing!
Get involved in the next Monument Quilt campaign! Hike for Healing is a hike or walk to generate funds and awareness about the Monument Quilt. Across the US, we’re calling on YOU to organize walks and hikes across on October 29th, or to join in on our walk in Baltimore City. Join as a […]
Supreme Court Tie in Key Case Means Tribal Jurisdiction in Civil Cases Will Stand
FORCE and Native advocates throughout the country celebrate and vow to continue to work to support survivors of sexual violence and ensure Tribal sovereignty. [Washington, DC] Today’s Supreme Court ruling in Dollar General vs Mississippi Band of Choctaws upholds tribal jurisdiction. With a 4-4 tie, the lower court ruling in favor of the tribe stands. […]