Women’s Center sponsors 16th annual Clothesline Project and Take Back the Night rally
The Women's Center is sponsoring the 16th annual Clothesline Project Oct. 4-8 in the Memorial Union Ballroom, second floor. Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to noon on Friday. "Take Back the Night Rally" is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct.7, in the Memorial Union Ballroom.
Susan Still, a women’s rights activist who has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and 20/20 with Diane Sawyer, will speak on behalf of those whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence. Susan will tell her story of surviving 24 years of emotional, mental, and physical abuse by her former husband.
The Clothesline Project is a visual display of T-shirts that demonstrate the effects of domestic violence and sexual assault in our community. Each shirt represents a particular adult’s, young adult’s, or child’s experience and is decorated by the survivor or by a family member or friend. Help us take a stand against domestic violence and sexual assault in our community. This issue affects everyone, not just women.
-- Patty McIntyre, program associate, Women's Center, 777-4300, firstname.lastname@example.org.