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Changing the world, one story at a time: members of The Voices and Faces Project | photos by Patricia Evans
How can we turn the #MeToo moment into a lasting social movement?

In a way that feels unprecedented, the public is finally listening to those who have lived through sexual violence and harassment. We can thank #MeToo — and the millions of extraordinary survivors who have shared their stories in the last few months, and over the course of generations — for that. The world is changing. And the world will not be changing back.

But what's next for #MeToo, Time's Up Now, and the broader movement to end sexual violence, harassment, and exploitation? Writing for the Chicago Tribune, Voices and Faces Project founder Anne K. Ream makes an impassioned case for developing a longer-term movement strategy that embraces the power of survivor storytelling, elevates the importance of due process, and underscores the role that free speech and artistic expression can play in changing minds, hearts, and laws.
Read Anne K. Ream’s Chicago Tribune Op Ed
The Voices & Faces Project | The World Without Exploitation
We’re advocating to #PassSESTA (alongside a few people you may have heard of). Join us in the fight.
Watch, share, and join us in the fight to #PassSESTA.
Three years ago, The Voices and Faces Project embarked on a unique journey, engaging in a series of conversations with our allies at Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, Sanctuary for Families, and National Organization for Women/Women's Justice NOW. Those conversations set the stage for the 2016 launch of World Without Exploitation, the national movement to end human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Our goal? To come together to create a world where no person is bought, sold, or exploited. Online or offline. That's why amending Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, by passing The Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, S.1693 (SESTA), is so critical. Watch WorldWE's first-ever PSA — featuring Amy Schumer and Seth Meyers — to find out why we are so passionate about changing the world for those who have been exploited, one public policy at a time.
Watch, share, and join us in the fight to #PassSESTA.
The Voices & Faces Project | The Stories We Tell
Heshima Kenya, here we come: Our “Stories We Tell” writing workshop is heading to Nairobi.
Nikki Bell
Thanks to a generous grant from Manaaki Foundation, and through our ongoing partnership with Heshima Kenya, we're bringing our "Stories We Tell" testimonial writing program for survivors of gender-based violence and other human rights violations to refugee girls in Nairobi, Kenya. This all-new initiative will include a two-day writing workshop for Heshima girls (with a focus on world-changing African literature and activist voices), and a teacher training for Heshima staff seeking to integrate trauma-sensitive testimonial writing into their regular course curriculum.

Special thanks to Heshima's Alisa Roadcup for being ground zero for this collaboration, and Sue Crothers Gee for recognizing the power and purpose of our Voices and Faces Project storytelling work early on. See you in Kenya!
Find out more about Heshima Kenya.
We can't do it without you:
Support our “Stories We Tell” Scholarship Fund.
Scholarship Fund
Find out more about giving the gift of change by donating to our workshop scholarship fund. Every $500 raised provides a full two-day scholarship for a survivor waiting to take part in our program.
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