Founded in 2003, A Long Walk Home, Inc. (ALWH) is a 501 (c) non-profit that uses art therapy and the visual and performing arts to end violence against girls and women. ALWH features the testimonies and art by survivors and their allies in order to provide safe and entertaining forums through which the public can learn about healing from and preventing gender violence.
AwardsA Long Walk Home would like to congratulate our Executive Director, Scheherazade Tillet who was selected by the NoVo Foundation to be one of twenty new leaders selected to join its groundbreaking Move to End Violence program, a 10-year, $80 million program to strengthen leaders and organizations and build a breakthrough movement to end violence against girls and women in the United States.
A Long Walk Home is proud to announce that Scheherazade Tillet, our Executive Director, was selected as a 2013 Impact Award honoree of Chicago Foundation for Women. Nominated by author and activist Gloria Steinem, The 2013 Impact Awards highlights the work of leaders and activists who transform and improve the lives of girls through health, education, and advocacy in the Chicago area.
A Long Walk Home would like to congratulate Girl/Friends youth leader and board member, La’Nesha Baldwin who TheRoot.com recently recognized as a 2013 Young Futurist for Social Activism and Community Service nominated by MSNBC host and political scientist Melissa Harris-Perry. La'Nesha shared her story of feminism and social action with her recorded message to the public.
ALWH doesn’t just expose the outrage of dating, domestic and sexual violence but inspires social change through community empowerment and public action. There are many ways you can help us, including making a donation, joining our Got Consent? campaign, volunteering, and taking action.
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Wednesday May 8: 12-1:30pm
Got Consent? Carnival
North Lawndale College Prep Charter High School- Collins Campus
1313 S. Sacramento Ave, Chicago, IL
Girl/Friends host an interactive carnival to bring awareness about Sexual Assault in their community. They will have various stalls using different ways to talk about consent and to educate the community about sexual violence.
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A Long Walk Home’s 10th Anniversary Celebration