Walk a Mile in her Shoes

 
When:
Location:
Gordon Plaza
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Description:

Join us for a 1-mile walk and festivities in your reddest high heels to raise awareness of gender-based violence! The WBA has taken the initiative this year to generate greater awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault on university campuses, street harassment, and violence against the LGBTQ community, specifically those who identify as Trans or gender-fluid. This event is Cosponsored by OUTLAW and the UB SBA. What: 1-mile walk from Gordon Plaza, up the sidewalks of Charles St, and back down. An After-party with food, (non-alcoholic) drinks, a silent auction, music, tables for our community charities/partners and various speakers. What to Bring: Yourselves, Red high-heels, positive and forward-thinking signs that are relevant to the topic, and your wallets! (This walk is super fun when even our male participants chose to wear the heels. You can rent heels from http://www.walkamileinhershoes.org/Store/store.html, OR we recommend going to a good will or salvation army store. If you cannot wear/find red heels, you can wear a different color! If you do not wish to wear heels, please join us anyways!!) When: Oct 29th, 1-4PM Where: Meet at Gordon Plaza, we will start the walk together around 1:30. Who: EVERYONE! no matter your age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual preference, religion, etc. Benefitting charities: House of Ruth, and [LGBTQ organization TBD] Any questions? Reach out to marie.langlois@ubalt.edu, genna.hoy@ubalt.edu, or steffani.langston@ubalt.edu Here are the items that we currently have listed for auction.  We are SO excited about our Orioles and Ravens items. Signed Joe Flacco Ravens Jersey Signed Joe Flacco Ravens Helmet Signed Steve Smith Ravens Jersey Signed Steve Smith Ravens Football Signed Justin Tucker Ravens Football Orioles Basket #1- Shirts, Hats, and 2 tickets to an Orioles Game Orioles Basket #2- Grill set, Bat and Ball, Shirts, Pullover, and 4 Bobbleheads 7 days of Professional Dog-Sitting for 1 Dog 2 weeks Free Barre Classes at Barrevolution A Princess Birthday Party from The Maryland Princess Company Free Make-up Makeover from top NYX Face Awards Contender Luxury Bath Basket- Homemade Bath Bombs and Sea Salt Scrubs 2 Hand-painted Mr. and Mrs. Natty Boh Wine Glasses with a Bottle of top-shelf wine A dozen Cake Pops custom-made by Mary-Pop’ems Brand New Pink Marilyn Monroe Car Seat Covers Antique Lantern modeled after European Architecture with an LED tea light      

Contact Name:
Elizabeth Purswani
Contact Email:
epurswani@ubalt.edu
Contact Phone:
5421

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request 10 days prior to a campus event and 30 days prior to an event requiring travel.

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