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Only 64 days before the start of DVAM 2016...

It Happens In Church Too: Confronting Domestic Violence in the Christian Community

This event will focus on the problem of domestic violence in the Christian community. Women from churches in Westchester County, New York have been invited to attend. Speakers include representatives from the Westchester County District Attorney's office, local shelters for women escaping violence, and survivors of domestic violence. Admission is free; lunch will be served. 

An Afternoon In Shalom 2015

"An Afternoon in Shalom" is an annual interfaith observance and celebration of DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH and sponsored by Interval House Crisis Shelters and Centers for Victims of Domestic Violence in Long Beach, CA. On Sunday October 11, 2015, a culturally and ethnically diverse gathering of LGBTQ Persons Families and Allies from diverse faith traditions will come together hosted by the Refiner’s Fire Fellowship of the United Church of Christ in Long Beach, California.

ReConnect The Mic: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Restoration Praise Center has partnered with DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) to support this organization in helping the many women who are faced with violence and abuse in our area! Come hear our feature artist, Songdreamer, live in concert as guest host, Sherelle Hessell Gordon ushers us into a night of poetry and music. Admission is $10 at the door; proceeds to benefit DCRCC.

 

Domestic Violence Awareness Service

This event is a church service at Zion Baptist Church. We will give out purple ribbons with information cards on getting out and getting help. There will be a PowerPoint presentation of statistics and other information. A domestic violence survivor will give her testimony and read a poem she wrote about domestic violence. She will encourage victims to know there is life after abuse. People deserve to be loved without pain. If there are survivors in the audience, the speaker will invite them to stand if they want to be recognized and applauded.

An Afternoon In Shalom

"An Afternoon in Shalom" is an annual interfaith observance and celebration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month sponsored by Interval House Crisis Shelters and Centers for Victims of Domestic Violence in Long Beach, CA. On Sunday, October 26, a culturally and ethnically diverse gathering of women, men and children from diverse faith traditions will come together at the Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles to again break the silence about domestic violence.

Helping Hands 2nd Annual Purple Event Fundraiser

In honor of domestic violence awareness month, We will be having our 2nd annual fundraiser, called the purple event. This year we are putting on a talent show with positive music, poetry reading, and art pieces that people submit. All pieces created will be displayed in our art gallery