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 […]

Dollar General attacks Tribal Jurisdiction

Any day now the Supreme Court is going to make a decision in Mississippi Band of Choctaws vs Dollar General Corp. In 2003, a 13-year-old boy participated in a youth-opportunity job program. Through the program, the teenager was paid by his tribe, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, to work at a Dollar General store […]

FORCE is hiring!

JOB DESCRIPTION Chief Operations Officer The Monument Quilt A Strong Candidate must: Have experience managing volunteers and/or staff. Have experience writing grants. Work well independently, be self-driven. Have experience working on the issues of sexual and domestic violence. Be responsible, flexible, hard‐working, ethical, and committed to the mission of The Monument Quilt and Force: Upsetting […]

Survivor Town Hall

Wednesday April 6, 6-8pm @ University of Baltimore Business Ctr Auditorium Survivors of sexual and domestic violence, what do you need… from the community? from service organizations? from Baltimore City? to heal? to seek justice? to prevent more sexual and domestic violence? In a city with higher than average rates of domestic violence and sexual […]

Not Alone Baltimore

Not Alone Baltimore is a month long awareness campaign building communities of support for survivors of sexual and domestic violence through a series of events accompanied by message of support for survivors on bus ads and billboards throughout the city. Not Alone Baltimore will conclude with the largest display of the Monument Quilt to date on April […]

Monument Quilt seeks Development Contractor

The Monument Quilt (led by FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture) seeks a development contractor. Background: The Monument Quilt is an on-going collection of stories from survivors of rape and abuse. Written, stitched, and painted onto red fabric, our stories are displayed in city and town centers to create and demand public space to heal. The quilt […]