Stand Tall in High Heels

Mar 30, 2017

Wednesday, April 12th, the Wellspring Alliance is partnering with the University of Louisiana Monroe's Femhawks to present the second annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event. 

The Wellspring Alliance and ULM's Femhawks are putting on Walk A Mile in Her Shoes to approach a heavy topic in a light way while shining a light on gender related violence and sexual assault. This event will take place at 4:00 p.m., registration for the event will be at 3:30 p.m. Participants will meet at the Quad on ULM's campus.

Both of the organizations coming together for this event are passionate about helping change the culture of this area. The Wellspring provides advocacy and counseling to sexual violence survivors, and is part of a sexual assault response team in Northeast Louisiana. ULM's Femhawks was started last year and aims to raise awareness about social issues to the students on campus. This year the Femhawks held a lecture series on privilege and how it affects people.

More information on the Femhawks organization can be found here. More information on the Wellspring Alliance can be found here.