The Clothesline Project, Imagine a World Without Violence, and more: View some amazing T-shirts created for the Clothesline Project; learn more about our sisters at YWCA Polska and meet their president; remember lives lost in 2022…it’s a time to reflect while we break the silence about violence.
Monday, Oct. 16
Click on the title above and register to join in, Monday, Oct. 16, at 10 a.m. We also plan to share the conversation on our YouTube channel.
Many community members have created moving statements against domestic violence, assault, and abuse on T-shirts. Come check them out at the YWCA or at St. Mary Medical Center during the Week Without Violence, Oct. 18-20. Learn more about the project at ywcaww.org/clothesline/.
Wednesday, Oct. 18: Walk of remembrance
Each year we remember the women, men, and children whose lives were lost to domestic violence in the previous year during the YWCA Week Without Violence. This year we are meeting at the YWCA at 6 p.m. to reflect on those losses, share our Clothesline Project display, and walk around the YWCA Wednesday, Oct. 18.
Download the Tiny Survival Guide from the Trauma Stewardship Institute for some self-care ideas to get you started.
Are stress and trauma causing depleting your mental energy? The Trauma Stewardship Institute has a tip sheet for decision fatigue and cognitive overload.
Download Coloring Pages from the National Network to end Domestic Violence (like Dogs Against Domestic Violence or Sloths for Safety) and enjoy the mental health benefits of coloring, which can be a lot like meditation. Post your masterpiece on Instagram to share a positive message with your followers.