Photos: UH Hilo Clothesline Project raises awareness about domestic violence

Participants in the event spent time at the Campus Center Plaza painting t-shirts with heartfelt and emotional words about domestic violence to raise awareness in the campus community.

Photos by Kimiko Taguchi.

Katie Brunk
Katie Brunk from the UH Hilo Women’s Center stands next to t-shirts created for The Clothesline Project, Oct. 18, 2017, Campus Center Plaza. Photos by Kimiko Taguchi, click to enlarge.

The Women’s Center at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo commemorated Domestic Violence Awareness Month by hosting the Clothesline Project on Wednesday. The project is an annual event to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Participants spent time at the Campus Center Plaza painting t-shirts with heartfelt and emotional words about domestic violence to raise awareness in the campus community. The shirts will be on display at the plaza for the week of Oct. 18-25.

UH Hilo’s LGBTQ+ Center, Office of Equal Opportunity, and Counseling Services, along with the Child and Family Service Hilo had tables at the event to offer support and provide resources to participants.

 

About the photographer: Kimiko Taguchi (senior, geography and environmental studies) is a photography intern in the Office of the Chancellor.

-UH Hilo Stories

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