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The Clothesline Project becomes increasingly relevant for “Happy Valley”

“We often think of Utah as “Happy Valley” a generally safe place,” said Hayden Brooks. “But we can see at our school and in our community sexual violence and abuse is a reality, we must educate people that this is a real thing.”

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Painful memories shared, comfort found with The Clothesline Project

Rather than the ghouls and goblins usually found during Halloween, UVU’s Center for Social Impact explored some of the actual horrors of life by participating in the Clothesline Project in UVU’s Grande Ballroom. The National Clothesline Project is a way to create awareness for the prevalence of violence against women. Survivors can write messages on […]

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Wolverine Minute, April 4th

[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/41948501″ iframe=”true” /]   Skate for Jeremiah – Skate for Jeremiah is a charity event that will take place April 6th at Classic Skating in Orem to raise funds for Jeremiah Drennen’s medical expenses for his muscular dystrophy. The cost is $6 dollars at the door, and goes from 9-12pm   Clothesline Project – […]

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Breaking the silence

Without the general population’s notice, every two minutes a sexual assault occurs here in the U.S.   With silence, the problem only grows. Only 40 percent of sexual assaults or rapes are reported and only six percent of rapists ever serve a single day in jail.   To create awareness of violent and sexual crimes, […]

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Wolverine Minute, March 28th

[soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/41180876″ iframe=”true” /]   -Clothesline Project/in need of volunteers The Clothesline Project will be featured in the UVU Grand Ballroom on April 3rd and 4th to raise awareness on violence. Blank shirts will be available for students to share their personal stories of abuse. If you would like to volunteer to help with this […]

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Woodbury Art Museum exposes hidden voices

T-shirts, held by clothespins on lines hanging low across the room, displayed raw emotion, scrawled with permanent marker by victims of abuse and violence. The graphic nature of the personal feelings of pain and anger was countered by the simple, almost quiet attributes of the black-and-white prints in the main section of the museum, also […]

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T-shirts make a loud statement

From a distance, the Grande Ballroom filled with colorful t-shirts seemed like a blissful place to be, but up close the words on the t-shirts took a different toll on those observing.   The Clothesline Project displayed shirts made by survivors of violent acts, encouraging them to tell their stories.  The hanging shirts could be […]

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