“They get to dress up and have a little fun and feel a little bit of the pain that we [women] sometimes feel when we walk around in high heels,” said Ohia, outreach coordinator for local nonprofit ser for Our VOICE. The group organized its second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, which helps raise money and awareness about sexual assault and abuse. The following news video chronicles this year’s walk and includes a brief interview with Ohia. from the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” held on Saturday, April 30. Through counseling, advocacy and educationOur VOICE serves Buncombe County residents affected by sexual assault and abuse.
Before you comment
The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.