By Samantha Anthony
Each year, the UMKC Women’s Center advocates for change through our organization and presentation of Walk a Mile in Her ShoesⓇ, a march dedicated to women’s rights and violence prevention. The Women’s Center website states that since 2007, over 1,000 people have participated in the march at UMKC.
What: Walk a Mile in Her ShoesⓇ is “The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence.” It asks men to walk in high-heeled shoes to better understand and appreciate women’s experiences, improve gender relationships, and decrease the potential for violence. To find out more, visit www.walkamileinhershoes.org.
Who: Presented by the UMKC Women’s Center and Violence Prevention & Response Program
When: Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 5:30. A kick-off will take place before the march, which will begin at 6.
Where: UMKC University Playhouse, 51st & Holmes St., Kansas City, MO 64110
Admission: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is FREE for students, but you must register at http://info.umkc.edu/womenc/programs/walk-a-mile-in-her-shoes/
Advance: $25 Staff/Faculty; $50 Community
Walk-In: $30 Staff/Faculty; $55 Community
All proceeds will benefit the UMKC Women’s Center and Violence Prevention & Response Program.
Parking: Ample parking is available at the Cherry Street Parking Structure located at Oak and 50th Street. Metered parking is also available on campus. For more information, visit https://www.umkc.edu/finadmin/parking/default.cfm.
Please note that we have a limited number of heels available for walkers. Ask your friends and family to borrow some heels, or, if you would like to donate a pair of heels, send us an email: email@example.com