Tarana Burke Launches #MeTooVoter Campaign Ahead of 2020

HeadlineOct 16, 2019

Tarana Burke, the founder of the #MeToo campaign, is launching a new effort to mobilize 2020 voters. The new campaign’s hashtag is #MeTooVoter, aiming to pressure candidates to speak about sexual violence and harassment on the campaign trail. On Tuesday, Burke said, “You can’t have 12 million people respond to a hashtag in this country and they not be constituents, taxpayers, and voters. We need these candidates to see us as a power base. So many people engage with survivors from a place of pity.”

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