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‘Walk in Their Shoes’ — Survivors of domestic violence detail their journeys in a public education campaign

October 5, 2022

This month, displays detailing the experiences of domestic violence survivors will pop up in libraries, recreation centers and police stations. Each one will feature a pair of shoes and the stories of a particular survivor. Cheryl Kravitz, a survivor and longtime advocate in Montgomery County, shared her story at a news conference Tuesday announcing the Walk in Their Shoes campaign. She pointed to a pair of flats on display. “They’re flat because you need to run quickly to get out of the house when you can,” she said. Kravitz detailed the whirlwind romance that led her to marry a man who, over time, began to push and shove her. Then the violence escalated.

Article Source: WTOP News

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