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‘Enough is Enough’ Anti-Violence Campaign Comes to OCU

Oklahoma City University will observe Enough is Enough Week, a national campaign aimed at eliminating violence on school campuses, with a variety of events April 11-15.

Enough is Enough was started after a 2008 speech from the vice president of Student Affairs at Virginia Tech, a college campus that was the site of a shooting rampage that left 32 people dead on April 16, 2007. A school official declared “enough is enough” when discussing the lessons learned after the shootings.

OCU will host mental health first aid workshops throughout the week. There will also be the third annual Love Not Hate Day at 5 p.m. April 12; Random Acts of Kindness Day on April 14; and a performance by poet and activist Andrea Gibson at 7 p.m. April 14 in the Meinders School of Business at N.W. 27th Street and McKinley Avenue.

Love Not Hate Day began at OCU in 2008 as a peaceful counter-protest to a demonstration by members of the Westboro Baptist Church near campus.

For more information about the events at OCU contact Liz Donnelly at ldonnelly@okcu.edu or (405) 208-7900.

For more information about the national Enough is Enough campaign visit the website at http://www.naspa.org/enough/school/week.cfm.