‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ to support survivors of sexual assault

Staff Report

Whether it is in high heels or sneakers, participants can “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” to support survivors of sexual violence on April 22.

The walk is set to start at 2 p.m. at Morton Park.

“Walk a Mile” is open to people of all genders and ages. Registered student organizations can sponsor the walk for $50. A sponsorship includes the name of the RSO being printed on the T-shirts and anyone affiliated with the organization can participate for free. For more sponsorship information, those interested can call 217-348-5033. To have the organization’s name on the T-shirts, RSOs must register by April 16.

Charleston resident Joe McLean and Austin Mejdrich, a senior political science major, received the Mark Shaklee Men for Change Award at last year’s walk.

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