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Community Conversations

What:        Community Conversations

Date:          October 5, 2017

Time:          6:00pm

Location:     New College Institute - Martin Lacy Lecture Hall

191 Fayette Street, Martinsville, VA 24112

The Elephant in the Room

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and we have to speak up. Join us at this free event as we continue the discussion on the impact of domestic violence. From the journey of a domestic violence survivor's experience, gain insight on self-destructive behaviors that can occur from not seeing oneself as worthy and the journey of healing from feelings of low self-esteem and low self-worth.

Domestic Violence Awareness.

Join Herbally Radiant and Naach by Aha on October 27 for an special event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event will be held at 10 Holland Sylvania Rd on October 27th from 6:30-8:30pm. Attendees will watch a powerful dance depicting the strength of women, get facial skin care tips, and learn how you can join the effort to end domestic violence.
Attire: Purple and no makeup.
Bring a friend and help make a difference.

Cheryl’s Voice Present’s 1st annual Domestic Violence Awareness Summit & Resource Fair: Overcoming Your Trauma

Cheryl’s Voice Present’s First Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Panel Discussion Summit: Overcoming Your Trauma. Hear from dynamic professionals and survivors and get information on community resources. Join us to learn about domestic violence and how it impacts our community.

Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be provided.

Date: October 14, 2017  Registration is at 9:30 am Event starts at 10 am

Location: New Mt Carmel Missionary Baptist Church 2600 E Rosedale St; Fort Worth, Texas 76105 

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:

Digital Storytelling for Social Change webinar

Research shows that sharing and listening to real stories about real people can improve individual health and well being, educate and mobilize communities, inspire people to take action for change, and influence progressive policymaking. Since the early 1990s, StoryCenter has been exploring how first-person storytelling and participatory media practices can support domestic violence prevention education and advocacy.

Remember My Name Poetry Slam and Open Mic

The Fort Worth National Poetry Slams will host a special tribute to women survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault called Remember My Name. Its sole purpose is to invite poets to share their work during an open mic format to promote social awareness about domestic violence via the powerfully passionate display of performance poetry and spokenword. This event will be held in the safe space that is the Dock Bookshop and is hosted by Mike Guinn-MSW, a renowned social activist, poet, and author who has been highly succesful in coordinating emotion fused events that fuel social awarenes

Domestic Violence Awareness Community Event

Delta Sigma Theta holds “Voices of Violets" - Domestic Violence Awareness Community Event. The South Broward Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, in conjunction with Women in Distress of Broward County and the Miramar Police Department, will hold a Domestic Violence Awareness Community Event on Saturday, October 15, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Broward College-West Campus, 1930 SW 145th Avenue, in Miramar. This event is free and open to the public.

Twisted Love: Dating Violence Exposed

Presentation of two videos from In the Mix, the national PBS weekly series for teens, exposing the truth about abusive relationships and how to combat it. Panel discussion to follow.

Your Life Matters, Stop the Violence!

Zion Baptist Church invites you to a Domestic Violence Awareness Seminar/Breakfast on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. The event includes survivor speakers and advocates, a seminar titled "A Fashion Affair” and clothing resale, with all proceeds going towards victims of domestic violence. Every attendee will add one chalk egg with known victims name to one large vase. There will also be gifts and giveaways! 

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