El Paso del Norte Region

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®

  

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®

The YWCA El Paso del Norte Region is excited to announce that this year; Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event on Thursday, October 16, 2014.

Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes is the International Men’s March to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence in our community.  By wearing women’s shoes, participating gentlemen symbolically put themselves in the place of women for the purpose of raising awareness about the dire effects of sexual and domestic assault in our community.  Funds raised will support the YWCA independence House which offers safety, shelter, resources and skills development to women and their children who are homeless as a result of family violence.

Who:     Men from El Paso, New Mexico and surrounding areas.
What:    Put on high heel shoes and walk a short distance (a pretend mile) for a good cause.
When:   Thursday, October 16, 2014 -  4pm registration, 6pm walk

Where:   Union Plaza
Why:     To raise awareness of sexual assault and family violence and to raise funds to support the YWCA Independence House.

For more information and pictures of last year’s Walk-A-Mile event, please visit our Facebook page.

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