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Only 300 days before the start of DVAM 2017...

Remember My Name Poetry Slam and Open Mic

The Fort Worth National Poetry Slams will host a special tribute to women survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault called Remember My Name. Its sole purpose is to invite poets to share their work during an open mic format to promote social awareness about domestic violence via the powerfully passionate display of performance poetry and spokenword. This event will be held in the safe space that is the Dock Bookshop and is hosted by Mike Guinn-MSW, a renowned social activist, poet, and author who has been highly succesful in coordinating emotion fused events that fuel social awarenes

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. 

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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 www.dcadv.org/2016-purple-ribbon-event.

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, wcstx.org, 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.

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