Hands in Prayer: Participants of the Walk Against Domestic Violence pause for a moment of reflection during their walk through downtown. The walk was collaborated by My Sister’s Keeper and Women’s Information Services, Inc. (WISE). Photo By: Sean Chipman | Ferris State Torch
Andrea Beck-Jones has many titles. She is a Ferris State graduate student in business administration, a secretary for multicultural student services and a survivor of domestic abuse.
“Being a domestic violence survivor, realizing after 14 years of going through that, it was time to make a change,” Beck-Jones said.
Beck-Jones and fellow Ferris State students embarked on an approximate 1.5 mile march, traveling through the downtown Big Rapids district, pausing to pray at various locations in order to raise public awareness of domestic abuse. (more…)