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DVAM 2016 is Now!

March for Nonviolence

The purpose of this march/silent vigil is to bring awareness of domestic violence to the community. 

Unite Together to End Domestic Violence

This event is the coming together of You Are No Alone Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center, Inc. and the Hamilton South Library in Shreveport, LA to educate the public on domestic violence and sexual assault. Wendy Guidry - a survivor and member of RAINN Speakers Bureau - is the guest speaker.

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

FWF Light The Night DV Walk

Join Fierce Woman Found Ministries' 7th Annual Light The Night Service in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. We will be walking to bring awareness to the violence of domestic violence, sex trafficking, bullying and teen suicide. 

Silent Cries

Written and produced by a domestic violence survivor, Silent Cries is a live documentary forum designed for survivors of domestic violence with skits incorporated within. The show introduces you to four people who share their stories on how they escaped domestic violence. The next show date is October 12, 2016 at Northeastern University. Doors opens at 6pm; show starts 7pm. 

"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.

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!

Purple Light Nights

Guardian Angel Community Services hosts the annual kickoff event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, featuring a vigil, gathering and balloon release in honor of loved ones lost to domestic violence and in celebration of the brave survivors among us. Open to the public to raise awareness of domestic violence in our community. For more information, please contact Amirrah at 815-729-0930 ext. 1429 or

Angels Against Abuse 5K Walk & Run

Join us for the 8th Annual Angels Against Abuse 5K (AAA5K) fundraiser to end domestic violence in our community! Hosted by and benefiting Guardian Angel Community Services Programs: Groundwork & Suzy’s Caring Place. The AAA5K is fun for the whole family (dogs are welcome, too)! We will have complimentary snacks and beverages, raffle tickets, prizes, awards, awareness items for sale, and more.

FWF "Light the Night" DV Awareness Walk

Join us for Fierce Women Found Ministries' 7th Annual "Light The Night" event as we bring awareness and hope to victims of violence and trauma. Partner with us as we “Light the Night” and bring hope and healing to a hurting generation. This year's theme, “Take A Stand,” will be in honor of women of faith, women of courage and women of valor throughout our city whose tireless work and efforts to fight injustice and violence have been a voice, light and hands of hope and healing to our generation.