Founded in 2003, A Long Walk Home, Inc. (ALWH) is a 501 (c) non-profit that uses art therapy and the visual and performing arts to end violence against girls and women. ALWH features the testimonies and art by survivors and their allies in order to provide safe and entertaining forums through which the public can learn about healing from and preventing gender violence.

Featured Video: SOARS

Featured Video: Girl/Friends


A Long Walk Home would like to congratulate our Executive Director, Scheherazade Tillet who was selected by the NoVo Foundation to be one of twenty new leaders selected to join its groundbreaking Move to End Violence program, a 10-year, $80 million program to strengthen leaders and organizations and build a breakthrough movement to end violence against girls and women in the United States.

A Long Walk Home is proud to announce that Salamishah Tillet, our Co-founder, was selected to be featured as one of 50 global heroes, amongst Hillary Clinton and Eve Ensler, ending violence against children in a new global, digital magazine called Safe which is supported by Together For Girls. The premiere issue of the magazine, which launches on December 7th at the start of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, highlights and celebrates those people and organizations leading the way in the fight to end sexual violence against boys and girls around the world.

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ALWH doesn’t just expose the outrage of dating, domestic and sexual violence but inspires social change through community empowerment and public action. There are many ways you can help us, including making a donation, joining our Got Consent? campaign, volunteering, and taking action.
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Book a speaking engagement, bring the SOARS performance and training, or sponsor a Girl/Friends, BROTHERS, or Fi/Zanmi workshop to learn how to end sexual violence in your college, community, or high school.
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News/Upcoming Events

April 5, 2014 7pm at MoMA
1 W 53rd St, New York, NY
Moma: Conversations Among Friends

Conversations: Among Friends explores works of art as reflections of their political and social contexts featuring Lyle Ashton Harris, Deana Lawson, and our Co-Founder, Dr. Salamishah Tillet.

Open to the Public

April 12, 2014 11am-2pm
Parent Leadership Institute presents "Our Stories: African-American Families & Parents Ending Sexual Violence”
North Lawndale College Prep Charter High School, Chicago, IL

For SAAM, Girl/Friends’ parents host afternoon of storytelling and self-care to build community responsibility and end sexual violence. Families are welcome to witness and join the conversation.

Open to the Public

RSVP by April to or (877)571-1751

Monday, May 5, 2014: 4-6pm
Conversation with bell hooks and Co-Founder Salamishah Tillet:
Passionate Present: Protecting Black Girlhood

Eugene Lang College The New

School for Liberal Arts

65 West 11th Street (near 6th Ave), NYC, NY 10011

Wollman Hall, 5th floor

Open to the Public