The “Shoe Display” – 16 Days of Activism

The "Shoe Display" was Zonta SCV's first activity for 16 Days of Activism in 2014. Each pair of shoes represented a call made to the local sheriff's office reporting instances of domestic violence. They were predominantly women's and children's shoes. The red shoes represented those who died as a result of domestic violence.

The shoes were displayed in a well-travelled area of Valencia Town Center adjacent to a main entrance to the mall. Because "16 Days" happens over the holiday shopping season, the display was seen by hundreds of people. Zonta hosts were positioned nearby to answer questions from the curious shoppers.

The display was built by Unzon, Iain Macpherson, and club members collected and supplied the shoes which were then donated to charity.

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