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The Zonta Club of Michigan Capitol Area is held a rally and tribute to all women who have been victims of violence on November 25, 2013 at 6:00 PM at Lansing City Hall Lobby, 124 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI.
ZCMCA and Zonta International begin the ZONTA SAYS NO campaign to end the violence against women locally and worldwide with the rally at Lansing City Hall. The campaign commences November 25, 2013 and continues to December 10th, Human Rights Day.
At the rally, ZCMCA had a 'Parade of Purses' in Lansing City Hall with names attached of women in the Greater Lansing Area who have died as a result of violence. After the rally, ZCMCA donated the gently used purses to Handbags for Hope which were distributed them to women living in domestic violence shelters. Personal items for their use were packed in the bags for the women when they leave the shelter. Donations of items such as soap, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, and other such items were gratefully accepted at the rally.
Gaylord, Michigan, November 25, 2013… On 25 November, the Zonta Club of Gaylord Area fought high winds, cold temperatures and snow to honor the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women by assembling a display on the courthouse lawn. 128 flags were solemnly placed. Each flag representing one of the reported Otsego County victims of domestic abuse or sexual assult from this past year. The Zonta Says No Banner was displayed behind the flags. Read More>>
ZONTA SAYS NO! ZONTA SAYS NO! ZONTA SAYS NO!
The Zonta clubs Detroit I, Detroit II, Metro Detroit, and Southfield hosted an awareness event on Domestic Violence on November 14, 2013 at the Troy Community Center in Troy, MI. The event included four presenters:
Kalyn Risker, Founder and Director of Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment;
Lynne Roberts - Author of "Are You Safe"
Officer Gaddies - Detroit Police Dept Domestic Violence Unit
Domestic Abuse Survivor
Members and guest were encouraged to wear Orange to raise awareness of violence against women.
Here are details of 3 cool events and other activities the Zonta Club of Midland, MI (ZCOM) has planned that support the Zonta Says No campaign, 25 November and the 16 days of Activism.
19 Nov - The local chapters of American Association of University Women (AAUW), League of Women Voters (LWV) and Zonta Club of Midland (ZCOM) are jointly hosting a session on "Human Trafficking in Michigan" at Northwood University (NU), Midland, MI.MI State Senator Judy Emmons will speak at this public forum about this huge global criminal enterprise and the landmark 19-bill package recently announced in MI to combat this crime and support victims.Leadership of our local police department will also be participating in the session.ZCOM will be displaying a "Just Say No" banner, and members will be wearing orange along with the orange "Just Say No" wristbands.We will address questions about the Campaign from the public.Local media have been invited to cover the event.ZCOM and NU have just been involved in chartering a Golden Z club at NU this fall.The inaugural 8 members of the NU Golden Z club will join ZCOM in participating in this event.
22 Nov-Members of ZCOM will be attending "Lunafest" hosted by MATRIX:MIDLAND-Midland Center for the Arts and benefiting Shelterhouse, and the Breast Cancer Fund.LUNAFEST is a traveling film festival by, for, and about women.ZCOM members will be wearing orange and the orange "Zonta Says No" wristbands.The event is sold out, and ~ 400 members of the public will be attending.Shelterhouse is a local non-profit organization committed to provide safety, shelter, advocacy and counseling to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.ZCOM commonly does service projects and advocacy with and provides financial support for Shelterhouse.
7-8 Dec - ZCOM will be hosting our 33rd annual "Homewalk".This is a significant community event and ZCOM's largest annual fundraiser.Close to 1,000 members of the community participate in this 2 day walk of homes decorated for the holidays.A number of local companies and individuals are also financial sponsors of the event. Proceeds benefit the ZCOM scholarship fund, local service projects and contributions to ZIF.ZCOM's 70+ members plus some volunteers work the event and, for the first time, will wear the orange Zonta Says No wristbands to show solidarity for this Campaign.