COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. - High school students are showcasing art Tuesday night to raise awareness about violence in relationships.
Visual art, poetry, dance and more will be on display at Columbia Heights High School. The show is part of a campaign called "Beyond the Mirror: A Project to End Dating Violence through Art, Education, and Community Building."
The project was launched by Marlene Jezierski, author of the book "Beyond the Mirror." Jezierski says she was inspired to create change after what she witnessed as a nurse in the emergency room. Each family that attends the show Tuesday will get a free copy of her book, which features poetry about victims of abuse.
Tuesday night's show is free and starts at 7 p.m. The same show is being held at Spring Lake Park High School on Thursday night.
(Copyright 2012 by KARE. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. )