Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day is a nationally-recognized day that takes place on the second Wednesday of October. This year it will take place on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Sponsored by Futures Without Violence, the awareness-raising day aims to reach members of the healthcare community and educate them about the critical importance of screening for domestic violence.
This interactive community forum will feature several representatives from Family Counseling Services of Cortland County, SUNY Cortland, Cortland District Attorney’s Office, and Kristen Paruginog, Founder of Break the Silence against Domestic Violence who provide services to those affected by domestic violence. To register, please visit www.breakthesilencedv.org. For more information and to get involved, please call 607-756-8970, ext. 261 or email Heather Kehoe at HKehoe@fcscortland.org.
"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.
Join the Domestic Violence Resource Center of NM (DVRC) and Slice Parlor in Nob Hill on October 9th from 6-9pm in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Slice Parlor is donating 15% of their proceeds to DVRC. Don’t miss out on our raffle for Keshet Dance tickets and many more great prizes.
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
The Players invites you to a TAPT Production of “Sister Mother Daughter Wife,” a new play written and directed by S. Brian Jones, featuring Justine J. Hall, Bonita Jackson, Daralyn Jay, Vesta Walker, and Nzingtha Smith.
Private Violence is an award-winning documentary film that explores the complicated and complex realities of intimate partner violence in today’s American life. Please join the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence in bringing awareness to domestic violence. The event will include a screening of the entire documentary and Q&A with Mark Wynn. This is a FREE event and space is limited. You must register to reserve your spot for this exciting event.