Virtual Clothesline Project

The Clothesline Project

Every year the College holds an Annual Clothesline Project in April as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Due to COVID, a face-to-face event is not possible, but thanks to the help of Social Work Students in the undergraduate program, we would like to extend an invitation to a Virtual Clothesline Event.

Undergraduate Social Work students demonstrate their generalist practice skills within larger systems by creating a Virtual Clothesline Project for their Macro Social Work Practice class.

You can access the Virtual Clothesline Project (VCLP) online.

The mission of the VCLP is

  1. To bear witness to the survivors as well as the victims of sexual, gender-based, power-based, and intimate partner violence.
  2. To recognize and analyze the ways in which prevention and response services uphold the systematic oppression of those who often have their voices erased or silenced.
  3. To help with the healing process for people who have lost a loved one or who are survivors of this violence.
  4. To educate, document, and raise society’s awareness of the extent of the problem of violence against people of all genders.
  5. To provide a nationwide network of support, encouragement, and information for other communities starting their own Clothesline Projects.

Special Thanks to Kelli Dumuhosky, Samantha Newsom, Julianna Testone, Dr. Kristin Heffernan and The SUNY Brockport Social Work Department, Mathew Hall and The Center for Prevention and Outreach Services, Willow Domestic Violence Shelter, The SUNY Brockport Psychology Department, and The SUNY Brockport Women and Gender Studies Department

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