RVA Prevention Educator, Kat Stuehrk, was interviewed by Chicago Tribune’s Jessi Roti about OurMusicMyBody and combating sexual violence at music festivals.

Excerpt: RVA partnered with nonprofit, domestic violence agency Between Friends to develop the OurMusicMyBody campaign — aiming to promote “fun and consensual music experiences for all.” The campaign’s efforts are directly responsible for Riot Fest’s anti-harassment guidelines.

OurMusicMyBody’s inaugural table at Pitchfork in 2016 drew over 500 visitors. This year, Stuehrk and campaign partner, Between Friends‘ prevention specialist Matt Walsh will have booths — which will aid discussion as well as share information on additional resources and have an interactive arts feature — at all three major festivals.

Read the full article at www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/ct-ott-0714-sexual-assault-music-festivals-20170713-story.html.

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