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Acting Out: Women’s Rights and the #MeToo Movement

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1519829983716{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Participate in a community dialogue on women’s rights with Academy Award-Winning actress and activist, Mira Sorvino. The discussion will be moderated by Assistant Professor of Comparative Women’s Studies at Spelman College, Dr. Alix Chapman.[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider][mk_custom_list title=”Topics Include” style=”mk-icon-circle”]

  • Speaking out in the #MeToo Movement
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Human Trafficking
  • Women’s Rights Advocacy

[/mk_custom_list][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1519659947009{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]There will be a Q&A session after the panel discussion. Submit your questions by tweeting @ctr4chr and use the hashtag #ActingOutCCHR[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”20″][mk_custom_list title=”Plan for the evening”]

  • Doors open at 6:30 PM
  • Seating is first come, first served
  • Program begins at 7:00 PM
  • Overflow seating with full audio and video will be provided

[/mk_custom_list][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1519671151989{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Subject matter may not be appropriate for children and may be triggering for trauma survivors[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider][mk_fancy_title size=”21″ txt_transform=”uppercase” margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”none”]About Mira Sorvino[/mk_fancy_title][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][mk_circle_image src=”https://www.civilandhumanrights.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/sorvino_mira300.jpg” image_diameter=”300″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1519750495220{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

Mira Sorvino is an Academy Award-winning actress, documentary filmmaker, and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador on the topic of human rights. Last fall she became a leading silence breaker and a passionate voice in the #MeToo movement started by Tarana Burke. Sorvino is currently in conversations with Attorney Anita Hill and Amy Ziering, director of “The Hunting”, on a documentary that investigates the sexual harassment pandemic.

[/vc_column_text][mk_padding_divider size=”10″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_fancy_title size=”21″ txt_transform=”uppercase” margin_top=”20″ margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”none”]About Dr. Alix Chapman[/mk_fancy_title][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][mk_circle_image src=”https://www.civilandhumanrights.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/chapman_headshot.jpg” image_diameter=”300″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1519748843098{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Dr. Alix Chapman is an assistant professor in the Department of Comparative Women’s Studies at Spelman College. His teaching and research address institutional violence against women and LGBTQ+ communities. His current work discusses the use of music, theater, and other cultural performances as forms of healing and social commentary among marginalized groups. His appointment at Spelman College is the first professorship dedicated to Black Sexualities and Black Queer Studies at an Historically Black College or University.

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March 24, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Space

100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States

Event Space

National Center for Civil and Human Rights
100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd
Atlanta, GA United States