Nearly 80 men, women and children, including Milwaukee County Supervisor Peggy West (center, above), marched recently during the annual Brides Walk Against Domestic Violence sponsored by UMOS Latina Resource Center.
Participants wore either bridal gowns or t-shirts that say “Real Men Respect Women” during the demonstration to support victims of domestic violence. Women who did not have a wedding dress at home were able to borrow one from the center. In addition to printed posters with the Brides Walk logo, participants also created their own signs stating “Domestic Violence Must End Now” and “I Will Not Be Verbally Abused.”
West has participated in the Brides Walk every year since its inception in 2006.