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DVAM 2016 is Now!

Hands are for Holding: A Community Fair & Awareness Event

Come help us celebrate National Domestic Violence Awareness Month! This event is presented by the West Jordan Domestic Violence Coalition. There will be an art show, awards ceremony, prize drawings and more! Refreshments will be provided. 

Advocate. Collaborate. Educate. 


Desert Sanctuary 4th Annual Open House

We want to THANK YOU for your support and update you on exciting progress in our work with victims of domestic violence. Activities include a tour of our buildings, art exhibit and craft activities. Bar-B-Q will be provided. 

Purple Ribbon Event

The Purple Ribbon Event is DCADV's Annual Awareness event held during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Members from the community, survivors, service providers, advocates and friends will gather to honor our Vision of Peace and Spirit of Advocacy awardees. The event will also feature Hors d'Oeuvres and libations, Survivors' Art Display, raffle and a special performance by the Rainbow Chorale of Delaware. For complete event information and to register please visit

Your Life Matters, Stop the Violence!

Zion Baptist Church invites you to a Domestic Violence Awareness Seminar/Breakfast on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. The event includes survivor speakers and advocates, a seminar titled "A Fashion Affair” and clothing resale, with all proceeds going towards victims of domestic violence. Every attendee will add one chalk egg with known victims name to one large vase. There will also be gifts and giveaways! 

Purple in the Park

The Women's Center of Beaver County invites you to attend Purple in the Park - a community presentation to raise awareness of domestic violence. Topics covered include technology safety, PFA information, self defense, child safety and survivor stories. Hot dogs, snacks and water will be offered. 


Throwbacktober Fest

Throwbacktober Fest is a community event with music, free food, and activities for all ages. Activities will include face painting, sack races, hop-scotch, Double Dutch, group tag, board games, card tournaments, and domino tournaments. The event will highlight domestic violence within the African American community and allow neighbors to appreciate food and fun with local law enforcement, neighbors and community advocates, in hopes of working together to collectively build on-going trust and communication in the community we proudly serve.

Shenandoah Women's Center Annual Block Party

The Shenandoah Women's Center will be hosting their annual Block Party on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 11 a.m. in Ambrose Park (behind the Martinsburg Walmart, next to the dog park). This event is designed to create awareness about domestic violence and demonstrate community support for those living with interpersonal violence. Light refreshements, kid friendly activities (with prizes for all participants), give aways and more!

"Take Back the Night" Silent March & Rally

Join us in Frederiksted town for the 35th anniversary of the "Take Back the Night" Silent March and Rally. Wear purple and bring a friend and a candle to honor the memories of those we have lost to domestic violence, to show support for survivors as they build independent, safer lives for themselves and their families and to promote the end of violence in our local and global communities. Groups are welcome. Call WCSC at (340) 773-9272 or visit our website,, for more information.

There's No Excuse For Abuse

On Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 9 a.m., the Orange County Domestic Violence Task Force will hold its annual awareness event and walk in Harbor Park (located in the lakefront area of Baldwin Park at the end of New Broad Street). Our theme is "There's No Excuse for Abuse."

The purpose of the event is to share resources to assist in eliminating abuse in our community. It is also a time where we remember and honor those who have lost their lives as victims of domestic violence.

Task force partners will have tents and tables present at the event. Music will be provided by a DJ.

Plus Size Wellness Launch Event I

This is an all purple affair in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month! There will be a special presentation titled "Bye Felicia! Detaching from the Security Blanket Called ‘Fat’” by Tonya Keatz-El – a plus size wellness advocate. Tonya is a domestic violence survivor and she shares how she consciously chose to gain weight and find security in fat. Event includes food, drinks, music, and vendors. This is a networking event, so bring your business cards and promotional materials!