MCC Daily Tribune Archive

EiE – Kick Off – We Aren’t Gonna Take It.  NO!

MCC is once again participating in the national Enough is Enough Campaign.  It’s a Campaign to Stem Societal Violence.  This concept came out of NASPA’s keynote address by the VP of Virginia Tech in the wake of the recent shooting.  The campaign’s goal is to provide model strategies for broad-based interventions addressing youth violence on the nation's campuses through innovative partnerships among students, parents, and administrators.  If you would like to know more about the Enough is Enough Campaign, please visit: < <> .

Attached you will find the schedule of events starting today Monday, April 3rd – Friday, April 7th.  Some of the highlights for Monday include….

Monday, April 3rd:

9:00am-5:00pm:  Brick Wall of Violence (Main Dining, Terrace) – Take a moment to tell your story of how you or someone you know has been effected by violence.

8:00am-5:00pm: Violence through ART with AAD 260 (Campus Center Atrium) – Commercial Art II students created a poster series of illustrations to educate people about acts of violence.  MEET THE ARTISTS on 4/6 from 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

8:00am-5:00pm: Shoes of the Victims/13 Stories of Domestic Violence (Terrace) – Take time to reflect as you interact with this display of shoes with corresponding stories of women who have been murdered on college campuses around the county.

8:00am – 5:00pm:  Offensive Clothing Display (Outside GYM Lobby) – See a display of real pieces of clothing that were sold in retail stores and on the interested.  Are you offended?  Tell us your opinion.

8:00am – 5:00pm:  Mailboxes of Hope (Library)-RESTORE Sexual Assault Services invited students to write encouraging messages of hope to individuals affected by sexual violence.  View these messages on display.

10:00 A.M.-11:15 A.M AND 1:30 P.M. – 2:45 P.M.: A Walk in Their Shoes (Forum)-Willow Domestic Violence Center will present TWO workshops where participants experience what survivors of dating and domestic violence manage every day, navigating the choppy waters of dangerous relationships.  Please join us for this interactive workshop!

12:00pm – 1:00pm: Meditation (9-152):  A guided meditation for relaxation with Donna Burke!

12:00pm – 1:00pm: Restore- Where Healing Begins (Atrium): Rochester based agency will be here to hand out information on domestic violence and how you can get help.

12:00pm – 1:00pm: These Hands Don’t Hurt Pledge (Main Dining, North Atrium, Building 10) – Come take the Pledge that you will not participate in violence.

Kara Kupinski
Counseling Center and Services for Students with Disabilities

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