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Only 38 days before the start of DVAM 2016...

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.

Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

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. 

Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) is mobilizing across the nation to #TakeAStand! Join us in Washington, DC and across the country to kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 

North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence's Annual Candlelight Vigil

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

"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.

No More Silence, It's Time to Walk and Talk

Join Community Works in a walk in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month from the Jackson County Courthouse to Lithia Commons Pear Blossom Park in Medford.

Helping Hands 2nd Annual Purple Event Fundraiser

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

Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil

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.

Voices Against Violence

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 Presents: Remembering our Angels Candlelight Vigil

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.