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Tarana Burke - Founder of the 'me too' Movement

Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 7:00pm

Bailey Hall

Cornell University Program Board proudly presents Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke shares the heartbreaking 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 #metoo 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.


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Free - Tickets available at the Willard Straight Hall Resource Center starting 10am Wednesday January 24 for students and Thursday January 25 for General Public. Two tickets per person.

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Denice Cassaro

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Adriana Ferreira

Adriana Ferreira left a positive review 2/4/2018

Amazing and empowering!

Symone Williams

Symone Williams left a positive review 2/5/2018

amazing! Wish the venue was open to more students/ more people could have attended.