All Events are FREE and open to the public unless listed otherwise. For more information contact the Women's Studies office or Roy Rios, Coordinator of Community Education and Development, Women's Protective Services (WPS), (806) 748-5292 or www.wpslbk.org
October 18-23 Schedule of Events
- "Hands of Hope Drive" October (all month)
The Women's Studies Program (drop off in Holden Hall RM 8) and TTU Student Counseling Center (on the corner of Flint Ave. & Main St.) are two campus locations participating in the collection of items to help benefit those that reside at Women's Protective Services feel loved and at home.
- Blankets, Comforters, Sheets, Pillows
- Mattress Protectors, Covers, Towels
- Female Hygiene Products, Diapers, Baby Wipes
- Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Kleenex
- Laundry Supplies
- Laundry Baskets
- Cleaning Supplies
- Office Supplies
- Safety pins, Sewing Kits
- Basic Toiletry items (shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, deodorant)
- Wednesday, October 20
Each year many women and children are murdered at the hands of their abusive partners. Please join Women's Protective Services as we honor those who lost their lives in 2009 at our annual Candlelight Vigil. Each person's name will be read and a candle lit for them. This memorial is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.
Our Lady of Grace Church (3111 Erskine Ave.) | 11:30am - 2:00pm
- Thursday, October 21
"For the Public Good" Luncheon
The Legal Aid Society and Women's Protective Services team up to encourage the justice system sensitive and educated when working with survivors of intimate partner violence. For more details on how to take part in this event contact Roy Rios, Coordinator of Community Education and Development, Women's Protective Services, (806) 748-5292 or www.wpslbk.org
TTU Stadium Club (East Side)| 11:30am - 2:00pm
- Thursday, October 21
"Talk Show" & Panel Discussion presented by the TTU Student Counseling Center. This presentation will provide an innovative way to discuss intimate Partner Violence and solutions for ending the cycle of abuse.
TTU Human Science Bldg. RM 169 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
- Saturday, October 23
VOICES of Survivors:
Presented by Women's Protective Services VOICES of Survivors is a gripping play that tells the true stories of survivors of intimate partner violence. The stories are real, uncut, and moving. Discover the harrowing journey from captive victim to brave survivor. Actors and Actresses will read the stories written by the women and children who reside at Women's Protective Services. Guest Director, Jonathan Marks (TTU Theater Department) has come on board to make this production one to remember. All proceeds from the play will be used to support the needs of the clients at Women's Protective Services. Also, you will be able to enjoy an amazing silent auction with one of a kind art!
Admission is a $5.00 donation at the door. All proceeds go to Lubbock Women's Protective Services.
For more information you can contact WPS at (806) 748-5292.
Louise H. Underwood Center for the Arts (511 Ave. K) | 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
All Events are FREE and open to the public unless listed otherwise. For more information contact the Women's Studies office or Roy Rios, Coordinator of Community Education and Development, Women's Protective Services, (806) 748-5292 or www.wpslbk.org
For more information about Women's Protective Services click on the PDF link for their Fall 2010 Newsletter "The Purple Ribbon". (PDF file)
Support for these events provided by:
Women's Protective Services
TTU Student Counciling Center
TTU Student Health Services
TTU Women's Studies Program
Community Health Center of Lubbock