On Thursday, the third anniversary of the now famous spread of #MeToo posts, and 14 years after the Me Too movement truly began, the advocacy group behind the rallying cry is launching a new platform to further the fight towards ending sexual violence.
The digital civil engagement platform known as “‘me too.’ Act Too” will provide survivors, allies, and advocates tools to take action against sexual violence via curated events, learning opportunities, and more.
“Awareness is nothing without action and that’s what we wanted to convey in our next act,” Tarana Burke, the founder of the “me too.” organization, which started the movement in 2006, said in a press release. “Today, we all have the chance to write another chapter, and to contribute to everyday activism as simple as joining a march or reading a book.”
The platform is available here. There’s a wide range of actions available: Platform users might take a quiz with their children to teach them about consent, complete bystander intervention training, or participate in an online survivors healing series.
There’s nothing required of people in order to take an action, such as creating an account. People merely find actions…