A Conversation with Tarana Burke
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Omaha Performing Arts A Conversation with Tarana Burke A Benefit for Women’s Center for Advancement Holland Performing Arts Center Community Events

Tarana Burke, best known for founding the international ‘Me Too’ movement, has a candid conversation with Jannette Taylor, President & CEO of the Women’s Center for Advancement (WCA), about the current state of affairs and the continuation of the ‘Me Too’ movement. During the conversation, she will address the outpouring of sexual assault and harassment allegations, pressing issues of respect, dignity and power dynamics in schools, workplaces and politics, and shine a light on the stories of survivors and voices that continue to be marginalized.

Proceeds from the event will be used to support survivors of sexual assault through the free programs WCA provides, including legal services and helping victims become stable and self-sufficient.

Learn more or submit a question for Tarana Burke at wcaomaha.org.

This event is for ages 5+.

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Tarana Burke, best known for founding the international ‘me too.’ Movement, has a candid conversation with Jannette Taylor, President & CEO of the Women’s Center for Advancement, about the current state of affairs and the continuation of the ‘me too.’ Movement. During the conversation, she will address the outpouring of sexual assault and harassment allegations, pressing issues of respect, dignity and power dynamics in schools, workplaces and politics, and shine a light on the stories of survivors and voices that continue to be marginalized.

A sexual assault survivor herself, Tarana is now Executive Director of the ‘me too’ organization. She 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. Her work — both in and outside the movement — continue to inspire solidarity, amplify the voices of thousands of victims of sexual abuse, and puts the focus back on believing and supporting survivors.

Proceeds from the event will be used to support survivors of sexual assault through the free programs WCA provides, including legal services and helping victims become stable and self-sufficient.

Learn more or submit a question for Tarana Burke at wcaomaha.org.

Trigger Warning: This conversation may include discussions around sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, physical violence, and identity-based discrimination and harassment. 

This event is for ages 5+.


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This is a facility rental event presented by an independent organization separate from Omaha Performing Arts (O-pa). O-pa is committed to its core values of Team, Trust, Integrity and Inclusion, including diversity and freedom of thought and expression.

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