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Only 5 days before the start of DVAM 2017...

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night is an annual event providing a forum for domestic violence survivors and supporters to gather and find healing, empowerment, and a voice to speak out against domestic violence. In addition to a speak out, march, and rally, there is also a drumming circle and candlelight vigil honoring victims and survivors of domestic violence.  Advocates and counselors will also be available.

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night is an annual event providing a forum for domestic violence survivors and supporters to gather and find healing, empowerment, and a voice to speak out against domestic violence. In addition to a speak out, march, and rally, there is also a drumming circle and candlelight vigil honoring victims and survivors of domestic violence.  Our clothesline project and silent witness exhibit are also on display.
Advocates and counselors will also be available.

The Lauri Wright Stand Up for Safe Families Paddle Parade

The Austin/Travis County Family Violence Task Force invites you to attend the 7th Annual Lauri Wright Stand Up for Safe Families Paddle Parade. We want to inspire people of all ages to stand up and speak out! Let’s take action against domestic violence. Everyone has the right to safe families and healthy relationships.
The event is FREE and open to the community. Wear purple and enjoy the free rentals of the paddleboards, canoes, and kayaks.

36th Annual "Take Back the Night" Silent March & Rally

Join us for the 36th annual march and rally to honor those whose lives were taken through violence and to show support for victims and survivors working to heal and live violence-free, independent lives. This year's march will be through Christiansted town, beginning on Hospital Street and ending at Sunday Market Square (also known as Time Square). Wear purple, invite a friend, and bring a candle. #DVAMTurns30  #DVAM2017 #endDV

Stopping "Revenge Porn"

Council Members Rory Lancman & Dan Garodnick recently introduced legislation that would criminalize the act of releasing intimate images without someone's consent. Often used as a way to humiliate or manipulate victims, "Revenge Porn" is another form of domestic violence that doesn'

March for Nonviolence

The purpose of this march/silent vigil is to bring awareness of domestic violence to the community. 

March Against Family Violence

Joint the Advocacy & Resource Center and Compass Center for Families as they take a stand against family violence in Sheridan County.
Carry the message that:
Family violence is NOT acceptable.
Our families are too important to lose to family violence.
Our children are too important to sacrifice to the cycle of violence.
Our community is too important to suffer the lasting effects of family violence.

Silent Walk for DV

Silent walk through Princeton, WV to honor survivors/victims of domestic violence and to bring community awareness. Walk is being demonstrated on October 28, the birthday of a local domestic violence victim who tragically lost her life. Her family will be the first to lead in the walk alongside advocates.  

Shenandoah Women's Center Annual Block Party

The Shenandoah Women's Center will be hosting their annual Block Party on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 11 a.m. in Ambrose Park (behind the Martinsburg Walmart, next to the dog park). This event is designed to create awareness about domestic violence and demonstrate community support for those living with interpersonal violence. Light refreshements, kid friendly activities (with prizes for all participants), give aways and more!

"Take Back the Night" Silent March & Rally

Join us in Frederiksted town for the 35th anniversary of the "Take Back the Night" Silent March and Rally. Wear purple and bring a friend and a candle to honor the memories of those we have lost to domestic violence, to show support for survivors as they build independent, safer lives for themselves and their families and to promote the end of violence in our local and global communities. Groups are welcome. Call WCSC at (340) 773-9272 or visit our website, wcstx.org, for more information.

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