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Only 283 days before the start of DVAM 2015...

6th Annual "Light the Night" Anniversary Gala:
"Esteeming the Esthers"

 
Join us as we celebrate the founding of this God-birthed ministry and all our Fierce Women as we bring awareness and hope to victims of violence and trauma. Partner with us as we “Light the Night” and bring hope and healing to a hurting generation. This year's theme, “Esteeming the Esthers,” will be in honor of women of faith, women of courage and women of valor throughout our city whose tireless work and efforts to fight injustice and violence have been a voice, light and hands of hope and healing to our generation.
 

Community Voices For Peace & Power

Join Community Voices For Peace & Power, an evening of survivor testimony, performance and art against domestic violence, on October 17 from 6:30pm-9:00pm. This free event will include speakers, dance, poetry, and song by survivors, youth, and community members, “Clothesline Project” T-shirt display, "Time of Remembrance" for victims lost in 2014, as well as resources and refreshments. 
 

2014 Take Back the Night Silent March and Rally

Join us to honor the memories of loved ones lost to domestic violence and to raise awareness of efforts to end violence and assist victims and survivors on St. Croix. Wear purple or a t-shirt with artwork dedicated to your loved one. We will walk the streets of Frederiksted in silence to rally together at the waterfront. Call the Women's Coalition of St. Croix at (340)773-9272 for more information.

Fierce Woman Found Ministries 6th Annual "Light The Night" Violence Awareness event

SAVE THE DATE: Join us as we celebrate our 6th Annual "Light The Night" Speak Out Against Violence Event, including Project Clothesline, Voices of the Soul Art/Spoken Word Display, Community March and Fundraiser. For more information on Fierce Woman Found Ministries, visit our website at www.fiercewomanministries.com or email Executive Director, Pastor Michelle Soto at msotoprays@aol.com.

The Clothesline Project

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 Clothesline Project

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc. invites the community for a Clothesline Display at the Red Oak Legion Park. 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. 
 

Lincoln County Annual Candle Light Vigil

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.

23rd Annual Candlelight Vigil

Join the Shelter for Help in Emergency for a special reading of the 74 names of women, children, and men who lost their lives at the hands of an abuser in the community since 1979. 
 
"For if enough people in enough places raise their voices for someone like me, it WILL make a difference." Anonymous

Southwest Iowa Clothesline Project

Annual Clothesline event sponsored by Southwest Iowa Families, Inc. Shirts of past victims will display in the community. Additional resources will be provided to individuals. The event will wrap up with a silent candle light in rememberance of those that have past due to domestic violence.

Taking Back the Night

M-Powerment is a program under Shaler Area High School's Youth Advocacy League that is run by students, for students. Students talk about issues that face young women daily, such as eating disorders, body image, pay equity, rape, dating violence, and abusive relationships.

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