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Only 309 days before the start of DVAM 2018...

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.

PURPLE DAY

PURPLE DAY: A Domestic Violence Awareness Event

DATE: Tuesday, October 03, 2017

TIME: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

LOCATION: 100 N. Closner Blvd in Edinburg, TX

Ending domestic Violence requires a community collaborative effort, so Hidalgo County Family Violence Task-force and the Hidalgo County District Attorney's Office-Victims Unit are joining forces to break the silence of abuse and take a stand against domestic violence in Hidalgo County.

Purple Ribbon Event

The Purple Ribbon Event is DCADV's Annual Awareness event held during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Members from the community, survivors, service providers, advocates and friends will gather to honor our Vision of Peace and Spirit of Advocacy awardees. The event will also feature Hors d'Oeuvres and libations, Survivors' Art Display, raffle and a special performance by the Rainbow Chorale of Delaware. For complete event information and to register please visit www.dcadv.org/2016-purple-ribbon-event.

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.  

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