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Only 290 days before the start of DVAM 2018...

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.

Domestic Violence Vigil

Fond du Lac Human Services will be holding a domestic violence vigil on October 4, at 5:30 at the Black Bear Casino Resort (Carlton), Sophie and Rice Lake Rooms. There will be a traditional opening ceremony, round dance, speakers, survivor stories, informational tables  and a candlelight memorial.

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.     

UTSA Take Back The Night

6:00 PM- Create Banners

7:00 PM- Presentation begins

7:20 PM- March  

UTSA and the  surrounding community will come together to create banners, listen to speakers, participate in a march around campus, and conclude with poetry reading. Take Back the Night's purpose is to raise awareness about gender-based violence and to advocate the right of everyone to feel safe from structural violence. 

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.

Behind Closed Doors

THE S.A.F.E MINISTRY ANNUAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EVENT WILL HOST:

"BEHIND CLOSED DOORS"

October is recognized nationally as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Our featured panelists include experts in violence awareness and prevention from the Elgin Police Department, Community Crisis Center, Social Workers and Community Activists:

National Call of Unity 2017: Why I'm an Advocate

Every year the National Call of Unity kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month by offering an opportunity to mourn, celebrate, and connect with advocates from national, state, and community based organizations, governmental agencies, allied movements, survivors and their family and friends.

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