North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence is hosting its Annual Domestic Violence March & Candlelight Vigil on October 24th at 6:30 PM. The event begins with a short march through the community, with two starting locations:
MS 50 Parking Lot - Corner of Driggs & S. 3rd in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Join Alle-Kiski Area HOPE Center for a Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil on Wednesday, October 16 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. This will be an evening of reflection, sharing, and awareness about domestic violence. Event will feature District Judge Carolyn S. Bengel as keynote speaker. All are welcome to attend.
Southwest Iowa Families, Inc. invites the community for a Clothesline Display at the Page County Courthouse Lawn. The Clothesline Project originally started in 1990 due to increased awareness of domestic violence against women. Around this period, 51,000 women were killed by an intimate partner. Today, the project still continues, and T-shirts from women and children are displayed throughout the nation to promote awareness to individuals and the community of the options and resources available to victims.
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.
On the evening of October 3rd, Hope Rising will join the nation in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness month by recognizing the victims of Domestic Violence in Collin County with a Candlelight Vigil on the lawn of the McKinney Performing Arts Center.
Please join the Lincoln County Family Violence Council for their annual Candle Light Vigil. The organization will be displaying the Clothesline Project, having a balloon release, and enjoying music and dance in honoring survivors of family violence and those that have passed on.
Join the Family Resource Center for their March & Candlelight Vigil on October 24, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. March from the Emancipation Garden, up Government Hill, in front of the Legislature Building and back to the park. There will be singing, original poetry reading and a Candlelight Vigil to remember those who have died as a result of domestic violence.
Please join Betty Griffin House for a candlelight vigil on Thursday, October 3, 2013, at 7:00pm in the Plaza de la Constitucion, St. Augustine, as they honor survivors of domestic violence and the women, men and children who were murdered in St. Johns County in acts of domestic Violence.