Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) is held throughout the month of October as a way to bring communities and advocacy organizations together in unity to end domestic violence for good.
Throughout the month of October, DCFOF will be wearing purple as a symbol of peace, courage, survival, honor, and personal dedication to domestic violence awareness.
Join us as we stand up to end domestic violence by wearing the color purple, spreading awareness, and attend upcoming community events.
Healing Through The Arts is an annual event hosted by Denton County Friends of the Family during the month of October to honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event is an opportunity for the community to showcase how healing and hope can be found in art, focusing on the rich diversity of the Denton County community.
To learn more about how you can get involved, please reach out to Cassandra Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org
Participants are invited to bring their lunch and learn about the complicated dynamics of domestic and sexual violence, their functions, and different types of violence.
- Understand that domestic violence (DV) is a taught behavior
- Be able to recognize that DV is predictable and preventable
- Be able to define it, see red flags and warning signs, and recognize myths surrounding domestic and sexual violence.
The more our community knows about domestic and sexual violence, the healthier and more safe families can be.
To learn more, please reach out to Cassandra Berry at email@example.com
Dogs Against Domestic Violence is a community event hosted by Denton County Friends of the Family to raise awareness of the impact domestic violence has on the residents and animals of Denton County.
We invite the community and their furry friends to stand up against domestic violence and join us Thursday October 19th at Harvest House, 331 E Hickory St at 6 PM, for a night of awareness with a dog costume parade judged by our amazing community members.
Our Candlelight Vigil to honor the lives we have lost to Domestic Violence will take place on Friday, October 27th via Facebook Live at 3:00PM.
Be sure to like Denton County Friends of the Family on Facebook to watch this event live.
For Questions, please reach out to Cassandra Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org.