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#MeToo Movement Founder Tarana Burke Speaks at Commencement

Screenshot of Tarana Burke's Commencement speech on CSPAN

Authored by: Jessica Bautista

Student Life


On May 14, 2018, Tarana Burke, the founder of the #MeToo movement, gave the commencement address to 2018 graduating students of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice.

Tarana Burke’s wisdom, clarity of conviction and ardent call to action served to galvanize our graduates’ strength of purpose as they prepare to go forth into the world as agents of social change. The School of Social Policy & Practice was deeply honored and excited to have her with us. For the full speech and transcript on C-SPAN, click below.

Tarana Burke speaks at SP2 Commencement