In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Verizon Wireless is presenting the Clothesline project to the city of Mobile. The Clothesline Project gives local victims of domestic violence a chance to break their silence and encourages others to get help. Shirts decorated by the victims contain powerful messages of abuse, survival and a chance at a new life. They will be displayed at different venues in Mobile during the month of October.
WHAT: The Clothesline Project
WHERE/WHEN: Oct. 1 Oct 31: Government Plaza Atrium Oct. 10: LoDa ArtWalk in Downtown Mobile 6 p.m. 9 p.m. Oct. 11 Oct 31: Cathedral Square Gallery, Dauphin Street, Downtown MobileOct. 15: Bienville Square for Brownbag in Bienville 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m.
WHY: To help victims of domestic violence break their silence and encourage others to get help.
Editor's Note: If you would like to interview project organizers or shoot pictures or video of the shirts please contact Maureen Smith at Red Square Agency (251) 476-1283.
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