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UH Maui College Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Event

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)

Kahului, HI

UH Maui College Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Event

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University of Hawaii Maui College Ponolove Sexual Assault Prevention Taskforce in Collaboration with the University of Hawaii at Manoa Women's Center and Women Helping Women will be hosting our first annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. “A Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® Event is a playful opportunity for men to raise awareness in their community about the serious causes, effects and remediation to sexualized violence.”

WHY WALK: Sexual violence affects not only women but men who care about women.  The walk is about getting men involved in putting an end to sexual violence in our community.  The Walk helpsmen better understand and appreciate women’s experiences, gain a new perspective, help improve gender relationships and decrease the potential for violence.  It demonstrates that men are willing and able to be courageous partners with women in making the world a safer place.

WALK INFORMATION: As an awareness campaign this event seeks to educate both spectators and participants about the causes of violence while introducing prevention and remediation strategies to help improve interpersonal skills.  Walkers -men/youth will receive a free t-shirt, food, and raffle entry!  Just do it. 

·         Men, women, and youth are invited to participate in this walk

·         Registration is located at 

·         High heels in all sizes will be available for all who register in advance and don’t have their   own shoes

·         Marchers are encouraged to bring shoes if they can borrow, wear socks

·         Donations are accepted for shoe sizes 9 and above, drop off at UH Maui College 

          Counseling Office

Schedule of Events

10:30 a.m. Complete Registration in the Pilina Student Lounge Pre-Walk Activities: D.J. Music -

                 Videos, Info Booths, Raffle (Prizes), Shoe fitting, Slipper/Shoe decorating, Change  

                  into t-shirts, Pick up a sign, Learn about Available Resources, Take Pre-Test, 

                  Visit/Talk, etc. 

11:00 a.m. Opening Remarks:

11:15 a.m. More music, giveaways, announcements, sign in, shoe fitting, and slipper decorating

11:30 a.m. Guest speaker:  Clyde Sakamoto, UH Maui College Chancellor

11:45 a.m. Reading of the Maui County Proclamation

11:50 a.m. Reading and reciting of the pledge

11:55 a.m. Warm-up stretch

12:00 p.m. March around the great lawn walk way

12:30 p.m. Closing remarks

12:35 p.m. Acknowledgements and thank you

12:40 - Pau More giveaways and prizes


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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UH Maui College
310 W. Kaahumanu Ave.
Kahului, HI 96732

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM (PDT)


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