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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence impacts millions of people each year. Prevention requires the collective voice and power of individuals, families, institutions, and systems – everyone can do  “one thing” that transforms our communities.

#1thing can create change!

This year’s theme developed by the Domestic Violence Project Advisory Group (DVAP) focuses on #1thing. Many people care and understand that domestic violence is a serious public health problem. Imagine if 7.4 billion individuals each commit to doing one thing – this collective action can create real social transformation. At the Rape Recovery Center we understand that Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence are intertwined and rooted in power and control. By addressing either or both, we can all work to create a future without violence.

 


2019 DVAM Events

Community DVAM EVENTS

Domestic Violence Awareness Walk/5k| Saturday, October 5th, 2019 | 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Please join us for the Domestic Violence Walk/Run 5k. South Valley Services, the Central Valley Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, and Healthy West Jordan along with other community partners are bringing the community together as part of our mission to raise awareness of, and end domestic violence. Event will be held at Veterans Memorial Park, 1985 W 7800 S, West Jordan, UT, 84088. Register here.

Heels to Heal| Saturday, October 26th, 2019 | 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

In celebration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, please join Pacific Island Knowledge 2 Action Resources (PIK2AR) and various community organizations for the annual Heels to Heal event. There will be a fun one mile run/walk in heels, organizations tabling, and free food! Event will be held at University Neighborhood House, 1060 S 900 W, Salt Lake City, UT, 84104.

Calling all men, aka “Heal” walkers, blister sisters, and diva dogs to participate. Volunteers and in kind donors attend for free. Register here.