The Clothesline Project

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A group of Montgomery County organizations is taking a stand against gender-based violence by providing access to resources Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Clothesline Project, which is sponsored by Montgomery County NOW, United Feminist Movement, the Virginia Tech’s Women's Center and the Women’s Resource Center of the NRV hope to encourage survivors and victims to break the silence and seek help. Part of the project includes a series of meetings and workshops that will run from Oct. 2-6, at the Virginia Tech’s Women’s Center located at 206 Washington Street in Blacksburg, VA. Individuals of the Montgomery County area are encouraged to come out between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to participate. During the meetings, sponsors will provide resources such as…show more content…
[Indirect quote] “I feel as though it enhanced my knowledge and made me feel that this is an important thing that people suffer with, and we should do what we can to help these victims feel like they aren’t alone.” Said Megan Foster, a Virginia Tech student who attended the display. [Direct Quote] The Clothesline Project is held biannually and will be brought back in the spring around the month of March for everyone who missed it in the fall. Sponsors such as the United Feminist Movement will also host additional events such as, Take Back the Night. That tackles the awareness of gender-based violence, which is planned to be held in March and will be open to the public. [Indirect
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