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.
In partnership with Elon University, Family Abuse Services is facilitating a Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® event to increase awareness about the issue of domestic violence and to celebrate survivors and the coming together of men and women toward the eradication of domestic and dating violence. As the Walk wraps up, a candlelight vigil will be hosted to honor victims of domestic violence whose lives have been lost.
This year, the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) challenges all of Texas to "Go Purple" and strive for a state where no woman loses her life as a result of family violence. "An iconic symbol in and of itself, the map of Texas drives much of our collective consciousness and understanding of ourselves as a state and as a people. TCFV has taken our Texas map and shaded those counties in which no fatalities occurred in the color purple. For those involved in efforts to end domestic violence, purple represents a uniting hue for the purposes of awareness and activism.