PHONE: (313) 593-5644
DATE: Sept. 29, 2003
Women's Resource Center to host "The Yellow Dress"
DEARBORN---The Women's Resource Center at the University of Michigan-Dearborn
will host an educational theater presentation of The Yellow Dress
at 4 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 8 in Lecture Hall B of the School of Management
Building as part of the campus's of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
programming in October.
The Yellow Dress is a one-woman play based on the stories of young
women who are victims of dating violence. The presentation is free and
open to the public.
The Yellow Dress is produced and directed by Deana's Fund, a non-profit
organization dedicated to promoting healthy relationships.
"This program helps women and men identify the warning signs of
abusive behaviors, learn how to help friends and family members, and develop
community awareness of the issue" said Suzanne Baker, director of
UM-Dearborn's Women's Resource Center. "Our hope is to develop a
culture that does not endorse, promote or accept violence in relationships."
For more information about the presentation, contact Baker at (313) 583-6445.