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A project that seeks to remind individuals of the role we must each play in creating a safer world for all of us. It is a youth based campaign centered on spreading awareness in the fight to stop sexual violence in the United States and around the world.
Sexual Assault Awareness Month:
Young people teamed up to create a a campaign that is used as a forum emphasizing the importance of being aware that sexual violence occurs every day and the role individuals play in sexual violence prevention.
What will you do?
The film that inspired the campaign:
Scenarios USA asked, “What’s the REAL DEAL about gender, power and relationships?” this film is the winning response from Cleveland…
Desmond has a secret he cannot share with anyone. His grades are slipping, rumors are swirling and he feels powerless, especially when he sees his sister being hurt too. With the support of his father and a new friend, Desmond is able to tell his story of being sexually assaulted and end the cycle of abuse. Desmond regains his power when he uses his voice.
Speechless examines sexual assault and recovery through power / powerlessness, empathy, communication, and gender stereotypes.