The purpose of Walk a Mile in Their Shoes is to create a united gender movement where everyone will be a part of the solution to ending sexualized violence by marching a mile in another's shoes. Men participating in Walk a Mile in Their Shoes are asked to wear heels for the event. Women are asked to wear tennis shoes.

This years event is Tuesday April 14, 2015 with check-in beginning at 4:30 p.m. by the KIVA/Risman Plaza.

SCHEDULE FOR EVENT

TIME SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ADDITIONAL DETAILS
4:30 PM Check-In and Registration

Get comfortable in your shoes
Games: Hula Hoop, Limbo and Runway Walk Contest

5:30 PM Welcome and Keynote Speakers  
6:00 PM Walk Begins at the Student Center  
6:30 PM Walk Ends at the Esplanade Extension Awards, Door Prizes, Flashperks, Extra Credit Slips and Collect Shoes

 

REGISTRATION

Early registration begins March 15, 2015. 

Register ONLINE

GETTING YOUR SHOES

Men are encouraged to go out and find their own shoes to wear for Walk a Mile in Their Shoes We have created a flyer to help you in located shoes that are the right size.

Tips for Shoe Shopping

SHOE DONATIONS

We are currently collecting high heel shoes - sizes 12 and higher for this year's event.  Shoe donations of one or two pairs would be greatly appreciated and accepted at Kent State's Women's Center (125 Midway Drive, Kent, OH 44243), Monday thru Friday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

2014 event Thank yous 

Thank you to the following offices and student groups for helping to plan the 2014 event:

  • The Women's Center
  • Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services
  • Greek Councils
  • University Health Services - Office of Health Promotions
  • Residence Services
  • Kent Interhall Council
  • Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Students Against Sexual Assault
  • Inclusive Actions Movement
  • Center for Student Involvement
  • University College