Events – Friday May 31

  • 4p: The Quilt display opens

MAIN STAGE

  • 6:15-7p: MAIN STAGE. What is Rape? A Youth-led Conversation on Rape Culture Open Mic. A youth led conversation and workshop will culminate in an Open Mic, giving teens have the option to share their art and thoughts with the broader Monument Quilt event.
  • 7p-9p: MAIN STAGE. Opening remarks and performances, sponsored by the National Museum of Women in the Arts
    • Welcoming ceremony to honor the land, with our relatives who are representing Piscataway Nation, facilitated by FORCE Leadership Team member Greg Grey Cloud
    • Libations to honor ancestors, led  by FORCE collective member Charnell Covert and FORCE Leadership Team member Kalima Young
    • Reflecting on the founding of the Monument Quilt, led by FORCE collective members
    • Choreographies of Disclosure: What the Mind Forgets, a performance organized and curated by FORCE Leadership Team member Jadelynn Stahl. Choreographies of Disclosure: What the Mind Forgets is a socially engaged, long-form project, organized and curated by performance artist Jadelynn Stahl in collaboration with LGBTQ multidisciplinary artists who have been impacted by sexual violence. The project seeks to create tangible, visionary spaces which uplift the voices of queer and trans survivors and secondary survivors; voices that are often left out, co-opted or forgotten in the mainstream movement to end sexual assault.

INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES

  • 4:30-6:30p: Learning Tent #2. Showing Up: How We See, Speak, and Disrupt Racial Bias Facing Survivors. Facilitated by CSAJ.
  • 4:30-6:30p: Art Tent #4. Create a healing work with Gloria Garrett.
  • 4-6:15p: Gather Together Tent #6. What is Rape? A Youth-led Conversation on Rape CultureYoung people (ages 14-20) are invited to the National Mall to take part in youth-led conversation and art workshop about disrupting rape culture. Note: From 4-6:15 PM this is a youth-only space. There will a separate space for chaperones, educators, and family members. Youth can register here.
  • 5-6p. Healing Tent # 10. Yoga.
  • 4:30-6:30p: Community Tent #11. Sex Workers Outreach Project Baltimore meetup