• The Force in Me: Shameeka Dream Reflects on the Monument Quilt Tour

    My journey on the road with the #MonumentQuilt tour was so many things- rewarding, challenging, life-changing. But more importantly, it was confirmation of so many things - rape culture exists, I can do something about it, and I am on the right path.

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  • Indian Girls

    This week LEAD Agency partnered with the Quapaw Tribe Domestic Violence Program to bring the Monument Quilt to Oklahoma. Survivors were able to speak and were accepted for their strength and resilience. There is no shame for those who have been raped or abused, the shame is on the abuser, the rapist

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  • Senators Blumenthal and Murphy To Speak At First Ever Monument To Survivors Of Rape and Abuse

    Connecticut Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy will speak Tuesday at the first-ever public monument to survivors of rape and abuse. On students’ first day of fall semester Tuesday, The Monument Quilt will be on display to create healing space for survivors.

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  • Monument to Rape Survivors Blankets Daley Plaza in Chicago

    On Tuesdays August 20, visitors to Daley Plaza witnessed 225 stories from survivors of rape and abuse. Spread across the plaza were 200 bright, red quilt squares laid out to create public healing space for survivors. The Monument Quilt aims to change US culture from a culture that publicly shames su

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  • Monument to Rape Survivors Blankets Basketball Arena at UW-Oshkosh

    On Monday August 18, residents of Fox Valley traveled to the Kolf Fieldhouse on the UW-Oshkosh campus to show public support for survivors of rape and abuse. Spread across the arena floor were 200 bright, red quilt squares, emblazoned with survivors’ stories.

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