Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day is a nationally-recognized day that takes place on the second Wednesday of October. This year it will take place on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. Sponsored by Futures Without Violence, the awareness-raising day aims to reach members of the healthcare community and educate them about the critical importance of screening for domestic violence.
As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence is hosting our annual Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, October 21st at 6:00 PM. This important event commemorates those who have lost their lives as a result of domestic violence and, in addition, gives voice to those who are still being affected. The event begins at 6:00 PM with a short march through the community. We have two starting locations to choose from:
Continental Army Plaza Park - South 4th Street & Roebling Street
"An Afternoon in Shalom" is an annual interfaith observance and celebration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month sponsored by Interval House Crisis Shelters and Centers for Victims of Domestic Violence in Long Beach, CA. On Sunday, October 26, a culturally and ethnically diverse gathering of women, men and children from diverse faith traditions will come together at the Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles to again break the silence about domestic violence.
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
On October 27 at 5:30pm, the House of Ruth and the Exchange Center for Child Abuse Prevention are partnering to hold a Candlelight Vigil at Pioneer Park (downtown on the corner of W. Troy and N. Foster Streets). We hope that you will join us to remember those who have been murdered, to pay tribute to the survivors, and to make a continued commitment to work towards preventing domestic violence. Preventing domestic violence starts with me and you! Call (334) 671-1966 for more information.
Join us in Sugar Land Town Center during the Giving Spirits Concert Series featuring the award-winning Zip Dagger Band. We will have resource tables, awareness materials and displays available. A candlelight vigil will be held at the closing of the concert. Help us spread awareness concerning domestic violence and dating abuse. Let’s raise our voices and end the silence on violence!
Break the Silence Against Domestic Violence invites you to attend a candlelight vigil to be held at the State Capitol in Austin on October 10, 2014 from 7-9pm. Break the Silence against Domestic Violence is dedicated to bringing awareness and education to the communities, and with your support we can strengthen our efforts in combatting domestic violence. We will be inviting families and survivors who have lost loved ones to this epidemic and join hands with them to stand in solidarity." Guest survivors and families will speak at the event.
The Sanford Police Department is proud to host the third annual Domestic Violence Awareness Candlelight Vigil. Each year, we partner with the Safehouse of Seminole Domestic Violence Shelter and Seminole County Sheriff's Office to bring people together to remember those who lost their lives, those who fought to save their lives and honor anyone who is affected by domestic violence.