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The Monument Quilt Goes to Washington

The Monument Quilt

This weekend, the National Mall will be blanketed by the Monument Quilt, a patchwork of thousands of stories from survivors of sexual assault. The project was overseen by the Baltimore artist-activist group, FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture.

Kalima Young, part of the project’s leadership team, talks about the quilt’s significance, and E Cadoux, a member of FORCE, describes the healing process. Learn more about the events, running Friday through Sunday, here.

See more of the quilt here.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is Senior Supervising Producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.