We are in a new defining moment to reshape the narrative around sexual violence and its impact on Black survivors.
We, As Ourselves, is a call-to-action to center the voices and experiences of Black survivors and create the cultural conditions for Black survivors to be heard and supported.
Black survivors have been critical in defining moments to call out sexual violence. Yet, as movements to address sexual violence have emerged, Black survivors’ experiences and stories have gone under-examined—and worse, Black survivors have been silenced or received backlash when they speak out.
A Love Letter to Black Survivors
Led by me too. International, National Women’s Law Center, and TIME’S UP Foundation, We, As Ourselves is a collaboration to reshape the narrative about sexual violence and its impact on Black survivors. Together, we are:
- Fighting for Black survivors to safely share their stories and experiences;
- Upending historical and cultural narratives that harm and silence Black survivors; and
- Working in solidarity with our community to create conditions where the stories of Black survivors can be heard, believed, and supported.
We, As Ourselves, is a collaboration powered by me too. International, National Women’s Law Center, and TIME’S UP Foundation to reshape the narrative around sexual violence and its impact on Black survivors.
me too. International works to center survivors in the movement to end sexual violence through survivor and community healing programs, community organizing, narrative change, and resource building.
The National Women’s Law Center fights for gender justice — in the courts, in public policy, and in our society — working across the issues that are central to the lives of women and girls.
TIME’S UP™ Foundation enables more people to seek justice through TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund™ by pioneering innovative research to address systemic inequality and injustice in the workplace through TIME’S UP Impact Lab.