Meltdown at Time’s Up as Tina Tchen Resigns: Can the Nonprofit Survive? | Analysis

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“This could have all been different,” one survivor who tried to speak to Time’s Up leaders last year says 

With the resignation of CEO Tina Tchen on Thursday, the nonprofit group Time’s Up — created to protect survivors of sexual assault — has slid from crisis to full-on catastrophe, accused of protecting the powerful rather than serving those “who have been trodden underfoot.” 

New revelations that the group’s leadership had been working with disgraced New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to mitigate accusations of sexual misconduct against him has exposed the group to fresh cries of betrayal and led to an existential moment unlike any in the group’s brief history. 

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