” People need hope and inspiration desperately. But hope and inspiration are only sustained by work. “


” So many people who deal with sexual harassment don’t have the means to file lawsuits or to get legal representation or legal advice. “


” We talk about sexual harassment in the workplace, but there’s sexual harassment in schools, right? There’s sexual harassment on the street. So there’s a larger conversation to be had. And I think it will be a disservice to people if we couch this conversation in about what happens in Hollywood or what happens in even political offices. “


” I have been working with young people for more than 25 years. “


” There are so many different people doing amazing work across the country that I, in my capacity, definitely want to lift up, because they don’t get lifted up that often. “


” I founded the Me Too Movement because there was a void in the community that I was in. There were gaps in services. There was dearth in resources, and I saw young people – I saw black and brown girls – who are hurting and who needed something that just wasn’t there. “


” People are trying to find an outlet to tell their truth. “


” I’ve done work in every area of social justice you can think of, but I’ve been highly focused on young people and then specifically black and brown girls. “


” I’ve done community organizing my whole life and I think to myself, as an organizer, we don’t wait for people to come to us and say, ‘Help us organize something.’ We go out into the community, and we bring the skills to a group of people to organize themselves. “



All 9 Tarana Burke Quotes about People in picture


People need hope and inspiration desperately. But hope and inspiration are only sustained by work.
So many people who deal with sexual harassment don


We talk about sexual harassment in the workplace, but there
I have been working with young people for more than 25 years.
There are so many different people doing amazing work across the country that I, in my capacity, definitely want to lift up, because they don
I founded the Me Too Movement because there was a void in the community that I was in. There were gaps in services. There was dearth in resources, and I saw young people - I saw black and brown girls - who are hurting and who needed something that just wasn
People are trying to find an outlet to tell their truth.
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