04/01/2009 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Chapel Hill
Sponsoring Agency: 
Orange County (NC) Rape Crisis Center

Speak Out!  It’s your chance to be heard and to witness!
Poetry, personal narratives, creative writings, spoken word, performance art, visual art, etc…

The Orange County Rape Crisis Center will host the 7th Annual Shout Out Against Sexual Violence on Wednesday, April 1st at the Robert and Pearl Seymour Center from 6:00-8:00pm.  This event, annually hosted during Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, is an evening of expression including personal thoughts, opinions, and experiences surrounding the issues of rape and sexual assault.  Survivors of sexual violence and those who care about them will have the opportunity to read works and perform pieces related to the impact of sexual violence. There will be a period for open mic following the submitted program pieces as time allows.  Michelle Johnson, LCSW will close the evening.

If you would like to submit a piece to the Shout Out, please send it to Jessica Clark at  Please indicate whether you will present this piece at the Shout Out or if you would like a staff member or volunteer to present it as an anonymous submission.  Please have all submissions in by Friday, March 27th.

If you need special accommodations for this event or would like more information about the Shout Out, contact Jessica Clark at 968-4647 or

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