Impact Statement : A Feminist Public Action in three parts

Sat. June 18, 2-4pm

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“a steep price to pay for 20 minutes of action”

REALLY?

We’ll show you 20 minutes of action.

IMPACT STATEMENT #20MinutesOfFeministAction

is a three part Feminist Public Action

read it
video it
send it

+ How to PARTICPATE in the #FeministPublicAction:

1. READ IT Saturday June 18 at 2pm, read from the Impact Statement. ALOUD, in your home, in public locations, to a group of friends, to a group of strangers, on a street corner. It’s divided into 25 sections below. (We’ll be reading aloud together in NYC at SOHO20 in Bushwick and in LA location TBA)

2. VIDEO IT Video your reading AND /OR make a video to show what feminist ACTION really looks like. (Painting, making a salad, reading, working, lifting weights, building a house, driving. Anything.)

3. SEND IT to us. Well, actually, email us at 20MinutesOfFeministAction@gmail.com and then we will add your email address/Google name to our YouTubeChannel and YOU please upload it yourself to our YouTube channel FeministPublicAction. Videos accepted until 30 June 2016.

EXHIBIT The YouTube Channel will serve as an online meeting place and exhibition space for our work. No Wave Performance Task Force will edit snippets from everyone’s videos together into one video. We will fight rape culture.

20MinutesOfFeministAction@gmail.com

with
Your Youtube/Google name
Your Name
Your Contact Info (email, phone, website if applicable)
Your Geographic Location (city, state) where you live/made your action
Which section you read And/Or Short text describing your feminist action
We will add you to our YouTube channel: FeministPublicAction

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnHujpjRq1isih22trhsYXQ
and you can upload your video

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18 months after her attack, we stand with the woman who was raped by Brock Turner, we stand up against rape culture, we stand with each other, we believe you. Turner, 20, was sentenced to six months in county jail for sexually assaulting the unconscious woman behind a dumpster on the Stanford campus after a fraternity party on January 18, 2015. Turner had faced a maximum 14 years in state prison, but Judge Aaron Persky sentenced him to six months, contending that a longer sentence would have “a severe impact on him.” The anonoymous survivor of the assault read her IMPACT STATEMENT dirctly to Turner. “You don’t know me, but you’ve been inside me, and that’s why we are here today,” she detailed the severe impact the assault had on her. Turner’s father stated it was a “steep price to pay for 20 minutes of action.” In response, we issue this call for participants.

We are sick of rape culture.

Here is the original impact statement.

Here is Brock Turner’s father’s letter.

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