Event Calendar
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
   Day      Week     Month  
1 1 1 1 1
 
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
   Search      Update  
1 1 1


Tuesday, March 28, 2017
 

Jun 2017
  S M T W T F S
W21 28 29 30 31 1 2 3
W22 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
W23 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
W24 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
W25 25 26 27 28 29 30 1


Today is:
Fri, Jun 23, 2017


Subscribe & download

Filter events


9:00am
to
5:00pm
  Clothesline Project Display  
(Special Event)

The Clothesline Project, an effort to raise awareness of gender-based violence, is a visual testimony to the shattering effect of violence and the impact it has on society. Survivors of violence -- and friends and families of victims -- create shirts emblazoned with direct messages and strong illustrations. The shirts demonstrate the pain and suffering of the survivors, aid in their healing process, and celebrate their strength and courage to overcome the past.

The shirts are hung side by side on a clothesline, as though the survivors were standing there themselves, shoulder to shoulder, bearing witness to the violence committed on a daily basis. The shirts are color coded: white for those who have died of violence; yellow or beige for survivors who have been battered or assaulted; red, pink, or orange for those raped or sexually assaulted; blue or green for survivors of incest or child sexual abuse; purple or lavender for survivors attacked because of their sexual orientation; and black for those handicapped by violence.

The Clothesline Project educates the public about the scope of gender-based violence and the impact it has on individuals, their families and friends, and the community.


Location: Drillfield (Rain Location: Squires Student Center)
Price: free
Sponsor: Montgomery County NOW, United Feminist Movement, Women's Center, Women's Resource Center of the NRV
Contact: Susan Anderson
E-Mail: anderson@math.vt.edu
540-231-8041
   
copy this event into your personal desktop calendar
powered by VTCalendar 2.2.1