Photo Gallery | Men Take A Stand One Pair Of Heels At A Time
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -Men from across the Midlands took a stand against sexual assault and abuse, one pair of heels at a time Thursday evening.
The event was hosted by the Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM, the 4th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes began at 6 p.m. outside the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in the Vista.
The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is to encourage men to get invovled in the fight against violence. It also raises awareness about the free local services STSM offers to survivors, their friends and families.
The 2013 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Ambassadors of change were: SC Attorney General Alan Wilson, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, SC Department of Corrections Director Bill Byars, Columbia College Police Chief Howard Cook, Springdale Police Chief Kevin Cornett, Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis, 5th Circuit Deputy Solicitor Dan Goldberg, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott, Representative Mia McLeod, Lexington County Sheriff James Metts, Forest Acres Police Chief Gene Sealey and Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall.
The after party was held at Tin Roof.
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