If you are in danger call 911.
Or reach the National Domestic Violence Hotline
at 1­-800-799-7233 or TTY 1­-800-787-3224.
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Only 308 days before the start of DVAM 2016...

2nd Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence

Please join Community Works in our 2nd Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk on Wednesday October 7th, 2015 at 4pm. From the steps of Jackson County Courthouse at 100 S. Oakdale Street to Pear Blossom. Immediately followed by a Closing Ceremony in honor of victims and survivors of domestic violence. Wear purple!

5K Run/Walk for Shelter

The Shelter for Help in Emergency's annual 5K Run/Walk for Shelter foot race is a fun and exciting opportunity for the community to help us raise awareness about domestic violence and to show their support for the work of the Shelter. The race is held each November on the first Saturday of the month. Runners receive a t-shirt featuring original artwork of the winning student from our annual Peace on Earth Begins at Home art contest. At the end of the race, runners have the opportunity to win wonderful prizes generously donated by local businesses.

Candlelight Vigil

Shelter for Help in Emergency is holding its 25th Annual Candlelight Vigil on Monday, October 5th at 7pm in Jackson Park located in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Charlottesville Women’s Choir will uplift the audience with their voices as the community honors victims and survivors of domestic violence. A reading of names will take place for the 75 victims in the community who lost their lives to domestic violence since 1979. If you are interested in speaking or reading a piece of poetry, please contact Shelter for Help in Emergency at (434) 963-4676.

Day of the Dead

Join us for this day of remembrance: in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, in memory of those who have died because of domestic violence, celebrating those who have survived, and celebrating those who work to end the violence in Marin County. The event includes many celebratory elements of the Mexican holiday, Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), such as a reading of the names of the victims of domestic violence as well as a bread ceremony.

No More Silence, It's Time to Walk and Talk

Join Community Works in a walk in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month from the Jackson County Courthouse to Lithia Commons Pear Blossom Park in Medford.

2014 Take Back the Night Silent March and Rally

Join us to honor the memories of loved ones lost to domestic violence and to raise awareness of efforts to end violence and assist victims and survivors on St. Croix. Wear purple or a t-shirt with artwork dedicated to your loved one. We will walk the streets of Frederiksted in silence to rally together at the waterfront. Call the Women's Coalition of St. Croix at (340)773-9272 for more information.

Remember My Name

This event will take place at the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame in Lansing. Partners include: MSU Safe Place, Capital Area Response Effort, Lansing Police Department, EVE, and the Women's Center of Greater Lansing. 

24th Annual Report to the Community on Domestic & Sexual Violence

This annual report is sponsored by the Syracuse Area Domestic & Sexual Violence Coalition. Come hear a list of accomplishments, legislative updates, community partnerships, priorities for the upcoming year and stories by survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Domestic Violence Awareness Forum

<p>The Progressive Oklahoma Baptist State Convention (POBSC) is observing Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a Speak Up! Speak Out! Stand Strong! forum on Saturday, October 27th from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church. There is no cost to attend this event. The POBSC Young Adult Women Unit will provide an open forum for questions, answers, and discussion of issues relating to domestic violence. The panel will feature a representative from the YWCA, a survivor, and a self-defense instructor.