Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV), Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (GCADV), Securus House and International Women’s House have joined together to host the 12th Annual “Silent No More” Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Free and open to the public, the vigil will take place at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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.
The Silent March and Rally are dedicated to all the victims who lost their lives to domestic violence during the past 31 years in the U.S. Virgin Islands. All are encouraged to wear purple and bring a candle. The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix has organized this march and rally for 31 years on St. Croix. Visit their website, www.wcstx.org, Facebook page, www.fb.com/WCSTX or follow on Twitter, @WCSTX, for more information and updates.
Join YWCAs and individuals across the country in unity against violence, declaring Enough! during YWCA Week Without Violence (WWV) (Sunday, October 14 to Saturday, October 20). Let others know that violence is not acceptable and take part in an open dialogue on realistic and long-lasting alternatives to hate crimes, trafficking and violence against women.
Seven Hampton Roads domestic violence programs will join with regional leaders and community members at Town Center Fountain Plaza in Virginia Beach, Virginia for a candlelight vigil to honor those who have lost their lives to relationship violence, to celebrate survivors, and to focus on healthy relationships and violence prevention. The public is invited to STAND in honor of equality, respect, and love. Participating organizations are Samaritan House, Virginia Beach; YWCA of South Hampton Roads, Norfolk; H.E.R.
A Candlelight Vigil will be held in honor of victims and survivors of domestic violence. Clothesline, silent witnesses, and more will be on location to represent the tragic affects domestic violence has on it's victims. In lieu of candles, we will be releasing floating lanterns into the night sky at the end of our vigil to represent the lives lost to domestic violence.