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Only 292 days before the start of DVAM 2019...

Silent Witness 2018

Each year the crisis center staff at Katy Christian Ministries provides a free program "A Night to Remember Those Lost to Domestic Violence" to community members and direct service providers who work with victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. We host this memorable event so we can bring awareness of domestic violence to the community.

Domestic Violence Awareness Walk & Wreath of Hope Ceremony

Join the YWCA Oklahoma City, The Oklahoma Office of Attorney General, Oklahoma Department of Human Services and community leaders as we support domestic violence victims and remember those lives lost to domestic violence during our 6th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk.

The walk will begin at 9:30 a.m., starting from the Sequoyah State Building and ending on the OK State Capitol South Lawn. The Wreath of Hope Ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. which will host guest speakers and a rose presentation. 

This event is free and open to the public. 

Fierce Woman Found Light the Night

FWF 9th Annual Light the Night DV Walk/Community Speak Out

FWF "Light the Night" DV Awareness Walk

University of Michigan Police Department's Silent Witness

TAMARA WILLIAMS
AGE 20
ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

Tamara Williams was a LSA senior studying psychology at the University of Michigan. She lived on campus with her two-year-old daughter, Kiera, in Northwood Family Housing and had hopes of becoming a social worker.

On September 23, 1997, Tamara was stabbed to death by her boyfriend, Kevin Nelson. Two years earlier, Nelson had been sentenced to 18 months probation for domestic assault against Tamara. When police arrived, Nelson was shot and both he and Tamara died at the hospital that night. 

Be the Light DV Vigil and Memorial Service

Held at All Saints Church and sponsored by its "Be The Light" ministry.  We'll come together for  an interfaith community candlelight DV vigil during Domestic Awareness Month to remember DV victims and honor survivors.  Community speakers address "Domestic Violence In The Workplace" and how we must work to incorporate DV protocol and survivor support within corporations.     

SilentCries live documentary

SilentCries is a live documentary/forum about domestic violence in both its physical and nonphysical forms. By taking viewers inside the lives of one healthy relationship and three disfuctional relationship, this film illustrates that violence doesn't just affect the two people that are in a relationship, it also affects their loved ones, particularly children.

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.

Beauty With A B.E.A.S.T. (Spoken Word Play)

4th. Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Event by Blesstherest, Inc and E/L/ Keys Ministries.

Spoken Word Play "Beauty With A B.E.A.S.T."  Setting in hair salon with conversation between clients.

In addition, there will be a seminar on domestic violence awareness, breakfast, empty table up front, vase filled with black eggs for every victims known by attendees.  DV T-shirts, book, purple scarves, jewelry, etc, will be sold at event.

 

F.E.N.C.E.- A Domestic Violence Awareness Event

This event will raise awareness about domestic violence and provide resources and referrals for services available in the Greater Boston area to survivors and their loved ones. We will host a silent witness exhibit with fifteen paper board displays to represent homicide victims of intimate partner violence. We will also have two speakers from the community, one entertainment selection of a liturgical dance or poetry, and a candlelight vigil for those who have lost their lives due to domestic violence.

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