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.
review these safety tips.

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Only 310 days before the start of DVAM 2016...

NOMW HT/DV Awareness Training for Hispanic Pastors

As part of the Not On My Watch faith based movement, Fierce Woman Found Ministries will be facilitating a clergy/faith leader awareness training on domestic violence and human trafficking. Event includes resource table, clothesline display, and survivor art display. 

  • Host Pastor: Rev. Jose Gonzalez
  • Conferece Facilitator and Trainer: Rev. Michelle Soto and Rev. Evelyn Pacheco



ReConnect The Mic: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Restoration Praise Center has partnered with DC Rape Crisis Center (DCRCC) to support this organization in helping the many women who are faced with violence and abuse in our area! Come hear our feature artist, Songdreamer, live in concert as guest host, Sherelle Hessell Gordon ushers us into a night of poetry and music. Admission is $10 at the door; proceeds to benefit DCRCC.


Peace Around The World Begins At Home

Join the Women's Help Center in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month! The Observance will include: Survivor artwork & testimony, remarks by Community Education Specialists Artyce Thomas & Katelyn Clem, display of the Clothesline Project & luminaries lighting The Peace Garden to honor victims of domestic violence. Light refreshments will be provided. Please confirm your attendance by calling (814) 536-5361 by October 1st, 2015. 

Cindy's Spirit

Cindy’s Spirit is a theatrical production of the classic tale Cinderella, with a twist. Set in the 21st century, Cindy’s Spirit delightfully depicts everyday characters who are confronted with their fears, personal struggles, strongholds, family issues and unleashed dreams. In an entertaining and comical manner, Cindy’s Spirit chronicles tales of domestic violence, bullying, sibling rivalry, and parental abandonment and has a life changing effect on those who share the stage, as well as a powerful impact upon the audience. This comedy/drama will, with a sense of freshness, uplift everyone.

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.

Helping Hands 2nd Annual Purple Event Fundraiser

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

Private Violence Screening

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. 

6th Annual "Light the Night" Anniversary Gala:
"Esteeming the Esthers"

Join us as we celebrate the founding of this God-birthed ministry and all our Fierce Women 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, “Esteeming the Esthers,” 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.

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.