Push for VAWA on Denim Day, 4/29/20

Please join our Denim Day 2020 Photo Project with NOW chapters across the country for sexual assault awareness month and help us shine a light on the needs of sexual assault and rape survivors during COVID-19 . Please see the instructions below as a guideline for participation. This is an inspiring and powerful opportunity to practice solidarity and support survivors by renewing our commitment to exposing harmful behaviors and attitudes surrounding sexual violence. Read about how this day came about here. NOW state presidents are using this to push Congress to reauthorize VAWA, and thanking those who are already working for this. 

Basically, people are sending pictures of themselves wearing denim, with signs about rape culture, or reauthorizing VAWA. We are collecting pictures, and few state presidents are putting them together in hardcover books to deliver to Senators whose constituents are in the book. This campaign is spearheaded by California and Georgia NOW.

Guidelines:

1) Wear Denim on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Denim Day!

2) Take a picture holding a piece of paper with #IWearDenimBecause …..
and state the reason you wear denim in solidarity with women and victims of sexual assault around the world.

Example: #IWearDenimBecause….My Body My Right

3) Post on social media ( Facebook, Instagram, Twitter ). Please tag us at:

FB:@CaliforniaNOW & @GeorgiaNOW
Insta: @calnoworg & @georgia_natlorgwomen
TW: @CaliforniaNOW & @GeorgiaNOW1

4) Please share your post with your network, Tag 10 friends asking them to participate and use the following hashtags

#IWearDenimBecause
#WeWearDenim2020
#DenimDay2020

We will accept Denim Day 2020 Project Photo Submissions until May 10, 2020. Please feel free to send your photo to the following email addresses.

In NC, take your pictures and email them to president@raleighnow. 

Please also follow this link to the 2020 Denim Day Project Guidelines for more ways to get involved and take action in support of survivors during COVID-19. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1c5hMAUpVCiCgrEwAoe1edX3DCD1m2b4J8BkPyryVjGc/edit?usp=drivesdk

Examples of signs to use for Denim Day
Examples of signs to use for Denim Day

 

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