Sydney Peace FoundationThursday, 14 November 2019 -
Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000New South Wales
Global women-led movement of solidarity with survivors of sexual violence and harassment Me Too has won the 2019 Sydney Peace Prize. The movement's founder Tarana Burke and Australian Me Too leader Tracey Spicer will receive the Prize on behalf of the movement.
Me Too will receive 2019 Sydney Peace Prize "For empowering survivors of sexual harassment and violence, and elevating their voices; for championing truth and justice; for highlighting the breadth and impact of sexual violence worldwide; and for launching a demand for change that is sweeping the world.".
On 14 November, Tarana Burke will deliver the much-anticipated 2019 City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture, and will be awarded the Prize alongside Tracey Spicer at the Sydney Town Hall. This event will also feature an in conversation with Tracey Spicer and Antoinette Braybrook, an address by The Hon. Tanya Plibersek MP, a musical performance by the inimitable Sarah Blasko and the awarding of the Prize by Lord Mayor Clover Moore!