Grassroots Organizing in the Era of #MeToo


Monday, March 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Perry World House

3803 Locust Walk

This location is ADA accessible


Watch the video of "“Grassroots Organizing in the Era of #MeToo”

Join us for a panel discussion of grassroots movements fighting against sexual violence honor of International Women's Day. In partnership with Perry World House.

Panelists will include: 

• Veronica Avila, Campaign Manager, Restaurants Opportunity Center (ROC) United
• Verónica Gago, Professor, Instituto de Altos Estudios at the National University of San Martín in Argentina and member Ni Una Menos
• Joanne N. Smith, Founder, and CEO of Girls for Gender Equity
• Nadeen Spence, University of the West Indies, Women and Girls Rights Activist 

Deborah A. Thomas, R. Jean Brownlee Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology, will moderate the discussion

LaShawn R. Jefferson, Deputy Director of Perry World House, will make introductory remarks.

Lunch will be served at 11:45. Registration is required.