VC observes Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Shirt2 T-shirts designed by audience members who attended a recent Domestic Violence Awareness Month workshop at Victoria College’s Main Campus are being displayed at VC’s Welcome Center.

Purple ribbons have been tied around each tree on Victoria College’s Main Campus in observation of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

On each ribbon are national statistics of the effects of domestic violence. T-shirts with messages bringing awareness to the impact of domestic violence hang at VC’s Welcome Center.

The T-shirts were created by participants at a Domestic Violence Awareness Workshop hosted at Victoria College on Oct. 17.

“These shirts are part of the Clothesline Project and are being displayed in the Student Services Building to continue to attract attention to this important subject,” said VC Counselor/Academic Advisor Melanie Gerdes.

The Clothesline Project, created in 1990, is made up of T-shirts created by survivors of domestic violence or created in honor of someone who has experienced domestic violence. Its goal is to educate students and the community that domestic violence comes in all forms and that help is available.