DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month is recognized each October through educational events, community gatherings, and support groups. In 2018, the Domestic Violence Awareness Project developed a unified theme: #1Thing.

HOW TO OBSERVE NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

  1. Participate in an event

    The Domestic Violence Awareness Project and other organizations will hold events throughout the month. Participate — whether or not this issue has touched you directly.

  2. Take the community pledge

    Take the #1Thing community pledge to stand up against domestic violence, speak up against victim-bullying, listen to victims, and change one thing in your community to end domestic violence.

  3. Post on social media

    Head to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence to find sample posts to use on social media. These include resources and toolkits you can share with your followers.

  4.  Wear Purple --To  show your support for those who have been or are currently victims of domestic violence, please wear purple during the month.  

         

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