North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence is hosting its Annual Domestic Violence March & Candlelight Vigil on October 24th at 6:30 PM. The event begins with a short march through the community, with two starting locations:
MS 50 Parking Lot - Corner of Driggs & S. 3rd in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
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.
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.
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.
The Silent March and Rally are dedicated to all the victims who lost their lives to domestic violence during the past 31 years in the U.S. Virgin Islands. All are encouraged to wear purple and bring a candle. The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix has organized this march and rally for 31 years on St. Croix. Visit their website, www.wcstx.org, Facebook page, www.fb.com/WCSTX or follow on Twitter, @WCSTX, for more information and updates.