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"Walk that Walk against Domestic Violence"

"Walk that Walk against Domestic Violence" is a fashion show with a twist. Our aim is to bring a serious issue to the forefront, educate the masses, and share resources for those who need assistance. A percentage of the proceeds will go to SafeHaven of Tarrant County. Please join us at Mountain View College in Dallas, Texas as we take a stand against domestic violence and remember the names of those lost. (Parental Guidance Advisory: Mild offensive language used depicting real life situations.) Fee to attend this event is $10.

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.


Candlelight Vigil

HAVNE in Lee County is holding our 19th Annual Candlelight Vigil at Central Carolina Community College's courtyard on October 8th, 2015 at 6pm. Please join us to honor all those impacted by domestic violence in our community! 

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. 

There's No Excuse for Abuse, Orange County Domestic Violence Task Force Annual Awareness Event

On Saturday, October 10, 2014, at 9 a.m., the Orange County Domestic Violence Task Force will hold its annual awareness event and walk in Harbor Park (located in the lakefront area of Baldwin Park at the end of New Broad Street) located at 4990 New Broad Street. The purpose of the event is to share resources to assist in eliminating abuse in our community. It is also a time where we remember and honor those who have lost their lives as victims of domestic violence.

Wear Purple Day

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The month-long observance reminds us to stay vigilant with our message that violence against women and girls must end! It also provides an opportunity for us to celebrate the Victors of intimate partner violence. Wear Purple Day is a local event that brings the public out to promote awareness by wearing purple on a designated day. Long used as a symbol for women seeking justice the color purple is our rallying color for survivors to reclaim their power. 
On October 15, The Purple Boots Foundation will host the Wear Purple Day Event at Mark SQuared Studios in Clarkston, Georgia at 7pm. Attendees are encouraged to wear purple, gather to hear brief remarks about the impact of domestic violence in our community, view the domestic violence PSA-Short Film “Controlled” and participate in a sky lantern release. 
Supporters should help spread the word by posting their #WearPurpleDayDMV2015 photos to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and tagging #PurpleBoots2015.

Candlelight Vigil

Quigley House invites you to gather with us on October 8th at Orange Park Town Hall at 6:30pm for a Candlelight Vigil in remembrance and honor of victims and survivors of domestic violence and the reading of the proclamation. The purpose of the candlelight vigil is to provide an opportunity for our community to come together to honor those who have lost their lives, offer support to survivors of abuse and take a stand against domestic violence. Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed in October, is a time for communities to unite to remember those who have lost their live as a result of

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!

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.