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Only 64 days before the start of DVAM 2017...

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,, for more information.

There's No Excuse For Abuse

On Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 9 a.m., the Orange County Domestic Violence Task Force will hold its annual awareness event and walk in Harbor Park (located in the lakefront area of Baldwin Park at the end of New Broad Street). Our theme is "There's No Excuse for Abuse."

The purpose of the event is to share resources to assist in eliminating abuse in our community. It is also a time where we remember and honor those who have lost their lives as victims of domestic violence.

Task force partners will have tents and tables present at the event. Music will be provided by a DJ.

Angels Against Abuse 5K Walk & Run

Join us for the 8th Annual Angels Against Abuse 5K (AAA5K) fundraiser to end domestic violence in our community! Hosted by and benefiting Guardian Angel Community Services Programs: Groundwork & Suzy’s Caring Place. The AAA5K is fun for the whole family (dogs are welcome, too)! We will have complimentary snacks and beverages, raffle tickets, prizes, awards, awareness items for sale, and more.

March In March

Across the world, a reported 70 percent of women are physically or sexually attacked by an intimate partner, almost 5 million women are subject to abject poverty, 60 million children are child brides, slaves, or forced into human trafficking, and 140 million are subjects of genital mutilation. These are more than just numbers; they are our mothers, our sisters, and our daughters.

Walk A Mile-Chippewa Valley

Walk A Mile-Chippewa Valley is a mile-long march to end violence in the Chippewa Valley. There is a fundraiser cook-out following the walk, which will feature drawing and prizes, music and entertainment. Pre-register at (search for "Walk A Mile-Chippewa Valley"). Pre-register before October 15th and receive a free t-shirt, while suppies last! All proceeds go to Family Support Center, Bolton Refuge House, and Bridge to Hope.