Marquette Unitarian Universalist Congregation FUNdraiser for Marquette Women's Center & Harbor House
On February 28th 2016 the Marquette Unitarian Universalist Congregation held a FUNdraiser for the Women's Center and Harbor House. It was an evening of Entertainment by: Michael Waiteand Dylan Trost & Kerry Yost along with refreshments.
The Marquette Downtown Development Authority recently presented $1,200 to the Women's Center, using proceeds from the annual Ladies Night in downtown Marquette. At the check presentations are, from left: Tara Laase-McKinney, DDA events and promotions coordinator; Rebecca Salmon, DDA assistant director; Alisha Young, Women's Center program director; Beth Casedy, Women's Center executive director; Michelle Fortunado, Women's Center sexual assault program coordinator; DDA Executive Director Mona Lang; Myra Zyburt, downtown Marquette farmers market manager; and Cindi DePetro, Women's Center office coordinator.
The Marquette Women's Center has been serving the community for 40 years.
Victim blaming can lead to unreported sexual assaults - TV6 report - Dec 2014
Domestic Violence Awareness Month puts issue in the spotlight -
Mqt Monthly Oct 2014
Home Builders Group Gives Women's Center a 40th Birthday Present - Mining Journal - Sept 14, 2014
Women's Center Facade Remodeled by local Home Builders Association - TV6 News Story - Sept 15, 2014
Women's Center Recognized for 40 Years of Service - Mining Journal - Sept 10, 2014
Cliffs Donates $100,000 to the Women's Center Harbor House
40 Years of Helping Women - WLUC-TV - October 21, 2103
Greg Milligan Speaks - From Victim to Survivor - WLUC-TV6 News - October 22, 2013 & Interview with Greg Milligan
Women’s Center changes lives, impacts futures - article by Renee Prusi, Mining Journal, Oct 16, 2013
Women’s Center formed to address specific needs in Marquette community - article by Renee Prusi, Mining Journal, Oct 15, 2013
Marquette Women’s Center traces roots to age of inequality, discrimination - article by Renee Prusi, Mining Journal, Oct 14, 2013.
Women’s Center and Harbor House - Recognizing 40 years of community service, article by Leslie Bek - Marquette Monthly - Sept 2013
Society Must Do More to Battle Sexual Harassment - article in Mining Journal - April 28, 2013
Guys in heels walk mile to raise awareness of sexual violence - article in Mining Journal - April 17, 2013
A Resilient Community Asset by Leslie Bek - article in the Marquette Monthly - September 2011