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This is a time to raise awareness by holding events in memory of those who have lost their lives at the hands of their abusers. It is also a time to celebrate all survivors of intimate partner violence.
Here are some local events taking place in the area that you can participate in.
Thank you for lending a voice for those that cannot always speak for themselves.
What is Domestic Violence? 2014 DV-related homicides BOOK COVER Magazine highlights local survivors in their October edition.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Queen City Gospel Fest MARSHALL PARKThe Queen City Gospel Fest is a FREE, multicultural community event that provides Christian entertainment with area and national professional artists. Local survivors of domestic violence to share their stories. WEBSITE > http://bit.ly/1s5znKM FACEBOOK PAGE > http://on.fb.me/1oDRlvT DETAILS > FLYER
Route 29 Seafood Festival ROUTE 29 PAVILIONThe Route 29 Seafood Festival is an enticing festival experience that combines the artistic and social tradition of southern cooking filling the air with its sweet aroma, while listening to the live joyful sounds of award winning music legends. The festival sets the tone for the open air event creating a feel good mood for getting together with families and friends. Local survivors of domestic violence to share their stories. Proceeds to benefit the Susan B. Komen Foundation and the Mecklenburg County CSS Women's Commission. WEBSITE > www.Route29Pavilion.com 11:00a – 6:00p > Festival & Seafood Competition FREE6:00p – 11:00p > Concert $20 GM $50 VIP (see lineup on website) DETAILS > FLYER
Wells Fargo Duke Energy Center Goes Purple(in observance of DV Awareness Month)Go online to post thanks, photos or status using hashtags #DVAM2014 and #TDVAclthttps://twitter.com/WellsLightsCLT
Until Death Do Us PartBOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETINGThe DV Fatality Review Team will be presenting their fourth annual report entitled Until Death Do Us Part to the Board of County Commissioners. This will take place in the Chamber of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center at 600 E. Fourth St. See the full report HERE.
Let Freedom Ring Prayer Time (Dedicated for trafficking and domestic violence victims)PRAYER LINE > 641-715-3200 code 849645#Sex trafficking is a $32 Billion industry that is exploiting children and young adults. 51% of the national hotline calls this past year were regarding victims that were drawn in by pimps posing as their boyfriends. Once coerced into an intimate relationship the victims are forced to have sex against their will. Either join us on the prayer line or pray on your own time as we pray for victims of sex trafficking and victims of domestic violence.FACEBOOK PAGE > http://on.fb.me/1yoXsdc
Women's Agenda AssemblyPFEIFFER UNIVERSITY (Charlotte)The purpose of the Women's Agenda Assembly is to help women learn to express their views on public policy issues, to prioritize issues that impact women and families, and to ensure the voice of women is heard through advocacy in the General Assembly. We willIssues to be addressed are; Civic Participation and Equality, Access to Healthcare, Economic Self - Sufficiency, & Violence Against Women.DETAILS > http://conta.cc/1raFw1lREGISTER > http://conta.cc/1vDHNs3
ASIS Golf TournamentCAROLINA LAKES GOLF CLUBThe ASIS #65 Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament is a regional outreach event put on by the American Society for Industrial Security. Proceeds from this year’s ASIS #65 Golf Outing will benefit Mecklenburg County’s Community Support Services Women’s Commission’s Adult Domestic Violence Services Program. Celebrities include; Al Wood (UNC Tar Heels, NBA), Matt Carroll (Charlotte Bobcats), Perry Tuttle (Clemson, NFL) and more.$99 INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION includes: Green Fees, Carts, Range Balls, Lunch, AwardsREGISTER > Call Jason at 619-871-4596 or email Scott Scott_M_Sullivan@tjx.com WEBSITE > www.asis65.org FACEBOOK PAGE > http://on.fb.me/1rVj1Eo
DV Film Festival: GoForth MIGHTY FORTRESS LUTHERANFree screening of GoForth based on a true story of survivor T.J. Goforth. Panel discussion afterwards to include T.J. and cast and crew.TRAILER > http://youtu.be/et5HoBtLWuw DETAILS > Call Mike Sexton at 704-432-1568 or Beverly Foster at 704-375-4247
HBO Premiere: Private Violence CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTINGSPrivate Violence received critical acclaim at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.According to TruthinEntertainment.com, "Private Violence is an important film. It is a disturbing, emotional, painful, infuriating, and hard-to-watch film but it is an important one...Just by being truthful and honest with its subjects, Cynthia Hill’s film feels like a call to action. Listen to it." TRAILER > http://bit.ly/1DnpcUP
Steps For Change DV WalkON THE SQUARE AT TRADE & TRYON STREETSAll proceeds to go to the Safe Alliance Domestic Violence Shelter.$10 per walkerWEBSITE > http://bit.ly/1qJQga5 REGISTER > http://bit.ly/1ttgddL DETAILS > FLYER
Man To Man: A Candid DV ConversationBUBBA'S BARBEQUE For MEN ONLY. A candid conversation with men on how to best address domestic violence. This is a FREE event, but you are welcome to have lunch while we all talk about how to help men that abuse, how to hold a conversation with men we know are currently abusing their wives and girlfriends, and how men in general can help raise the banner against violence of women and girls. Men of all ages are welcome.INFORMATION > Call Mike Sexton at 704-900-9346 DETAILS > FLYER
CPCC’s Day of Awareness CPCC MAIN CAMPUSThe Day of Awareness on the Main Campus of CPCC will include a panel discussion on domestic violence and human trafficking, plus the free screening of Nefarious: Merchants of Soul. TRAILER > http://youtu.be/Q-VC8AUE3Bc DETAILS > Kathryn Wells at Kathryn.Wells@cpcc.edu or Mary Daly at Mary.Daly@cpcc.edu
Please call 704-432-1568 with any questions or need for clarification.
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