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Only 316 days before the start of DVAM 2019...

Domestic Violence Awareness through the Arts and Dialogue

SPEAK MY PEACE SERIES - PART 1

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and we invite you to join us for a day of healing and empowerment.  Participants will have the opportunity to speak their peace through art and connect with other amazing women as they navigate the journey to wellness.

Picnic on the Porch 2018

In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Turning Point will be holding their annual Picnic on the Porch on October 5, 2018 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. The Picnic on the Porch is open to anyone who would like to stop by for some picnic fare. The Turning Point staff, board members and volunteers will be on hand to talk about their programs and services. It is an opportunity to learn more about the issue of domestic violence with the ultimate goal of breaking the cycle.

Fierce Woman Found Light the Night

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

FWF "Light the Night" DV Awareness Walk

Sacred Hoop Coalition Domestic Violence Awareness Gathering & Art Exhibition

This community gathering will feature an art exhibition, feast, prayer, vigil, hand drumming, speakers, and DV-related activities.

Unshamed: Baring Our Secrets and Our Souls

On November 4th and 5th, Baltimore's Full Circle Dance Company will present Unshamed: Baring Our Secrets and Our Souls. The performance will challenge the audience to bring discussion of domestic violence into the light and to envision solutions at both individual and societal levels.

"The Mask You Live In" Film Screening

The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity.

Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, our protagonists confront messages encouraging them to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friendships, objectify and degrade women, and resolve conflicts through violence. These gender stereotypes interconnect with race, class, and circumstance, creating a maze of identity issues boys and young men must navigate to become “real” men.

Community Book Club - Big Little Lies

This is an open, one night community book discussion about Big Little Lies. Whether you’ve read the book or enjoyed the HBO series, join us  to talk about Big Little Lies and the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault and what we can do to create change

Our Stories: The Ripple Effect

Join us for GCADV’s 3rd Annual Stand Event: Our Stories, The Ripple Effect, a moving performance that reflects how domestic violence affects not just the survivors but also their children, family, friends, neighbors, co-workers and the advocates who serve them. Their stories will be interpreted by local artists through song, drama, and spoken word.

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.

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