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Only 62 days before the start of DVAM 2014...

For our Sisters

This exhibit will display Native American Miniature Dance Shawls created by the Chico Northern Valley Indian Health Women's group. Each Dance Shawl will have a story connected to it and will be in remembrance of the survivor/victim of that story. Shawls will be displayed in the main lobby throughout the month of October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Stomp the Silence and Stop the Violence

This event will be hosted by the Rho Epsilon chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. in conjunction with a poetry slam group on campus. There will be a silence the violence step, some poetry, and a domestic violence play. Please feel free to join us at Tougaloo College in Mississippi in Ballard Hall (music building).

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. 
 

Fierce Woman Found Ministries 6th Annual "Light The Night" Violence Awareness event

SAVE THE DATE: Join us as we celebrate our 6th Annual "Light The Night" Speak Out Against Violence Event, including Project Clothesline, Voices of the Soul Art/Spoken Word Display, Community March and Fundraiser. For more information on Fierce Woman Found Ministries, visit our website at www.fiercewomanministries.com or email Executive Director, Pastor Michelle Soto at msotoprays@aol.com.

"Get Out" Impact Day 2014 Conference

The Metropolitan Dallas Alumnae Chaper of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and The Theta Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. presents "Get Out" Impact Day 2014 Conference focused on domestic violence. The event will have 4 adult classes, one men's only class, and one youth focused class for teens 13-17. 
 
The topics to be discussed will be:

The Purple Poetry Book Release Party

Hear from performers featured in the book and participate in the open mic surrounding the issues of abuse and unhealthy relationships. All book proceeds benefit TurnAround, a local non-profit serving victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Sponsored by MICA’s Office of Residence Life.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Vigil

The Hopevale Church invites the community to attend an event showcasing the tradition of art as a voice for domestic violence survivors. The church lobby will be transformed into an art gallery featuring “The Shoe Exhibit.” Guests will be able to see how art promotes healing for victims of violence. There will be a vigil honoring Saginaw County's homicide victims of domestic violence and a balloon release as a symbol of lost souls. One community member will be honored for their outstanding work while helping victims and for raising awareness about what the community can do to help. 

Together We Can

Join us for an evening of discussion, art, and engagement. Together, we can create a healthier, more respectful future for Sitka!

Harvest Open House

DAIP will host a Harvest Open House and Silent Art Auction on October 24 from 4-7 p.m. Hot beverages and seasonal treats will be served, and survivors will speak and perform music. Guests will be able to bid on wonderful pieces of locally-made art. All proceeds benefit the Duluth Family Visitation Center. The Duluth Family Visitation Center serves families who have experienced domestic violence by providing a safe space for building and maintaining the parent-child relationship. 

Taking Back the Night

M-Powerment is a program under Shaler Area High School's Youth Advocacy League that is run by students, for students. Students talk about issues that face young women daily, such as eating disorders, body image, pay equity, rape, dating violence, and abusive relationships.

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