#MeToo Founder Honored in the Hudson Valley
The founder of the #MeToo movement was honored by a Hudson Valley organization.
On Sunday, social justice activist, advocate and #metoo founder Tarana J. Burke was honored by the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill.
In Hyde Park, Burke was among six who received a medal from the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill for their far-reaching influence that has helped make our world a better place, according to the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill.
The organization looks to further Eleanor Roosevelt's life mission by offering programs which promote social justice and humanitarian efforts.
Burke received the Social Justice Activist medal. For over 25 years, the #MeToo founder has worked at the intersection of racial justice and sexual violence, according to the organization.
Burke, the 2017 Time magazine Person of the Year, is created with creating and leading many campaigns to increase awareness of and prevent sexual violence and other inequalities, particularly for black women and girls, according to the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill.
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