#EndtheBacklog Day of Action

Civic Detroit • 9 April 2018
Event date 16 Apr '18 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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On April 16, Mariska Hargitay's groundbreaking new documentary, I AM EVIDENCE, will premiere on HBO. The film exposes the alarming number of untested rape kits in the United States, bringing attention to the disturbing pattern of how the criminal justice system has historically treated sexual assault survivors.

Join us in dedicating this day to ending the rape kit backlog. Here's how you can participate:

BEFORE THE DAY OF ACTION:

Join the movement to end the backlog: https://www.iamevidencethemovie.com/action-center/join-movement

Order your I AM EVIDENCE shirt to show your support on the day of the premiere: https://www.michaelstars.com/joyful-heart-i-am-evidence-tees

Sign up to host an I AM EVIDENCE watch party and get free resources to help you lead a meaningful, action-oriented conversation: https://www.iamevidencethemovie.com/action-center/host-watch-party-april-16th-hbo-premiere

ON THE DAY OF ACTION:

At 10 a.m. EST: Raise your voice! Join our Thunderclap action uniting supporters across the world on social media. Sign up now: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/69271-endthebacklog-day-of-action

At 2 p.m. EST: Chime in on a Twitter chat with leading organizations working to end the backlog. Follow along using the hashtag#BacklogChat.

At 4 p.m. EST: Join our advocacy all-call. Reach out to your elected officials and ask them to enact rape kit reform: http://endthebacklog.org/take-action/advocate

At 8 p.m. EST: Tune in to watch I AM EVIDENCE when it premieres on HBO. Learn more about the film: https://www.iamevidencethemovie.com/

AFTER THE DAY OF ACTION:

Host a screening after the broadcast: https://www.iamevidencethemovie.com/action-center/host-screening

Sign up for updates on our work to end the backlog: http://joinus.endthebacklog.org/page/s/etb-general

Follow END THE BACKLOG on Twitter: https://twitter.com/endthebacklog

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4 months agoAdd to Calender 2018-04-16 14:00:00 2018-04-16 14:00:00 #EndtheBacklog Day of Action On April 16, Mariska Hargitay's groundbreaking new documentary, I AM EVIDENCE, will premiere on HBO. The film exposes the alarming number of untested rape kits in the United States, bringing attention to the disturbing pattern of how the criminal justice system has historically treated sexual assault survivors. Join us in dedicating this day to ending the rape kit backlog. Here's how you can participate: BEFORE THE DAY OF ACTION: Join the movement to end the backlog: https://www.iamevidencethemovie.com/action-center/join-movement Order your I AM EVIDENCE shirt to show your support on the day of the premiere: https://www.michaelstars.com/joyful-heart-i-am-evidence-tees Sign up to host an I AM EVIDENCE watch party and get free resources to help you lead a meaningful, action-oriented conversation: https://www.iamevidencethemovie.com/action-center/host-watch-party-april-16th-hbo-premiere ON THE DAY OF ACTION: At 10 a.m. EST: Raise your voice! Join our Thunderclap action uniting supporters across the world on social media. Sign up now: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/69271-endthebacklog-day-of-action At 2 p.m. EST: Chime in on a Twitter chat with leading organizations working to end the backlog. Follow along using the hashtag#BacklogChat. At 4 p.m. EST: Join our advocacy all-call. Reach out to your elected officials and ask them to enact rape kit reform: http://endthebacklog.org/take-action/advocate At 8 p.m. EST: Tune in to watch I AM EVIDENCE when it premieres on HBO. Learn more about the film: https://www.iamevidencethemovie.com/ AFTER THE DAY OF ACTION: Host a screening after the broadcast: https://www.iamevidencethemovie.com/action-center/host-screening Sign up for updates on our work to end the backlog: http://joinus.endthebacklog.org/page/s/etb-general Follow END THE BACKLOG on Twitter: https://twitter.com/endthebacklog America/New_York public Feminism & Gender Equality #EndtheBacklog