2016 Scholarship Recipients

\ (picture (lf to rt): Emily Beyer, YWPA recipient; Anna Sylvester, D15 Governor) Emily Beyer – 2016 Recipient Young Women in Public Affairs Award Taylor Kidd receiving her JMK scholarship award from Area 4 Director, Liliane Haddad Taylor A. Kidd – 2016 Recipient Jane M. Klausman Award  2016 YWPA Recipient Emily Beyer of Suttons Bay was selected as the 2016 District 15 …

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Club Advocacy Lansing Club: October 2016 For the 5th year, Lansing Area Zonta Clubs have donated mastectomy comfort pillows to Sparrow Hospital Cancer Center. Participating in the donation:  Zonta Club of Lansing, Zonta Club of East Lansing and Zonta Club of Michigan Capitol Area. Zonta Club of Lansing donates the first 100 plus of over 300 mastectomy comfort pillows …

Fighting Human Trafficking

Call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center  if you think you’ve encountered a victim of trafficking: 1.888.373.7888 Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others. As defined under U.S. federal law, victims of human trafficking include children involved in the sex trade, adults age 18 or over who are coerced …

Little Stones – A Documentary

Click Here to Learn More About Hosting A Screening of Little Stones From a graffiti artist speaking out against domestic violence in the favelas of Brazil to a dancer rehabilitating sex-trafficking survivors in India, LITTLE STONES profiles four women, each of whom are contributing a stone to the mosaic of the women’s movement through their art. These four artists show that …

Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

National Sexual Violence Resource Center 1-877-739-3895National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) Domestic violence and emotional abuse are behaviors used by one person in a relationship to control the other.  Sexual assault is conduct of a sexual or indecent nature toward another person that is accompanied by actual or threatened physical force or that induces fear, shame or mental suffering.   Somewhere in America a woman …

Zonta Says No to Violence Against Women

Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women & Children, 16 Days of Activism November 25 – December 10, shining a light on this unacceptable situation. Did you know? – Domestic Violence and Its Effects: Every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten?!  Statistic from National Center Against Domestic Violence (National Statistics Domestic Violence.pdf)  Posted day one of …