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Aquinas College Women’s Studies Center Sponsors Event in Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 8, 2012 - (GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.) – The Jane Hibbard Idema Women's Studies Center at Aquinas College is proud to sponsor "The Clothesline Project," a week-long display of t-shirts decorated by domestic violence survivors and their families, and in memory of those who did not survive.

The Clothesline Project

Date: October 8 - 12, 2012

Location: The Wege Center Lobby

Description: October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Clothesline Project display, which takes place in over 500 communities, is a means to raise awareness of the costs of domestic violence and what is needed for its prevention. The Clothesline Project is a display of t-shirts decorated by the survivors and families of victims to serve as a public testimony to the problem of violence against women and to provide an avenue to break the silence that surrounds their experiences.