MAWC has partnered with local men and other advocacy groups for over five years to produce in Memphis Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®, “the International Men’s March to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence.” We organize the awareness walk once a year, holding it in various highly-visible places around the city and county.
More Than 200 Step Out in 2017 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Foreground: University of Memphis students, background: Memphis Theological Seminary President Daniel “Jay” Earhart-Brown
The annual men’s march against domestic violence, sexual assault and rape drew more than 200 participants on Oct. 25, 2017, when the route began on The University of Memphis campus.
UofM President David Rudd, Memphis Theological Seminary President Daniel Earhart-Brown, Memphis Police Department Deputy Director Mike Ryalls and Memphis City Councilmember Worth Morgan joined dozens of students, including scores of teens from Bridges USA and others, for the walk on Central to Highland, onto Poplar and back to the Ramesses II statue on Central.
The Walk was organized by the Women’s Council in partnership with the UofM Student Affairs Office and Student Government Association, the Memphis Says NO MORE campaign and ad agency Splash Creative.
MPD Deputy Chief Don Crowe, Memphis City Councilmember Worth Morgan