A team from the Port St. Lucie campus representing students, faculty and staff participated in SafeSpace’s Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® to bring greater awareness about the issue of domestic violence. The team covered the mile course through the streets of Ft. Pierce wearing 4″ red stilettos. At the end of the festivities, The Largest Team award was presented to the Port St. Lucie campus.
SafeSpace is a non-profit United Way organization serving victims of domestic violence in Martin, St. Lucie, and Indian River counties in Florida. In addition to a 48-bed Emergency Shelter, SafeSpace also provides a Supportive Living program for individuals in need of longer-term housing as well as outreach services for those who choose not to enter a shelter but whose lives are being affected by domestic violence.