Wednesday, October 5, 2011

News - 10/5/11

Well-Heeled Crowd to Walk Against Domestic Violence
Patch.com
The YWCA expects hundreds of people at its annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event. By Hoa Quách Ankle boots may make a larger comeback than expected this fall—or at the very least, a more meaningful one. Hundreds of walkers, including men, ...
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Men walk the mile for women
Big Bear Grizzly
A contingent of more than 121 determined volunteers were led by members of the Big Bear High School varsity football team during the annual DOVES Walk a MIle in Her Shoes march Oct. 2. Volunteers walked through the Village and back to Community Church ...
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Maui Men to Wear High Heels for Domestic Violence
Maui Now
While that goal is likely to take a broader effort, the men participating in the "Walk a Mile in her Shoes" event can certainly attract some attention to the subject, and encourage men to engage in conversation about domestic violence. ...
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Recognize a cause
Big Bear Grizzly
DOVES, which offers domestic violence prevention and education services and operates a shelter, partnered with Community Church by the Lake Oct. 2 for the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. And throughout town you'll see purple lights adorning businesses ...
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Purple lights signal support
Big Bear Grizzly
Big Bear High School football player John Castiglioni (52) and fellow team members show their support of DOVES in theWalk a Mile in Her Shoes march Oct. 1. DOVES launched the Keep a Light on It campaign Oct. 1, with 60 businesses throughout the Valley ...
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Tahoe Truckee Health & Wellness announcements
Sierra Sun
Tahoe SAFE Alliance has celebrated DVAM with public awareness campaigns via ribbon campaigns, editorials and hosting several successful "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" events. Social justice educator, activist and author Paul Kivel will give two ...
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History, cycling merge in Frederick's History Bicycle Loop
Frederick News Post (subscription)
Residents and bicyclists gathered at the Frederick County Visitor Center, joined by Mayor Randy McClement, who was still recuperating from the pain of walking a mile in high heels as part of the weekend's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes campaign to raise ...
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Frederick News Post (subscription)
Sisters break the silence
The Eyeopener
This past week, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes an event held by the White Ribbon Campaign at Ryerson against gender-based violence But, Koleszar-Green said that this event makes people aware, but "there is still little acknowledgement for Aboriginal women. ...
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes - GVSU - YouTube
This video includes both footage of the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event and a short interview with 2 of the young men who organized this ...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzwhMTPqXGI

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