September 29, 2006
Charlotte, NC – October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Domestic Violence Advocacy Council, led by the Mecklenburg County Women's Commission and local advocates have organized a number of events including free trainings, a candlelight vigil, a men's parade and a golf tournament. See schedule below.
The month kicks off with a re-broadcast of the Telly Award-winning "The Mecklenburgers" on Sunday, October 1 at 6 p.m. on WAXN-TV. The program is called "Who's the Boss," demonstrating how domestic violence can affect a person and those around him or her. The full schedule is available
The Domestic Violence Advocacy Council is a group of committee members dedicated to eliminating domestic violence in our community. For more information on the effects of domestic violence in our community, call the Mecklenburg County Women's Commission at
704-336-3210 or the Shelter for Battered Women at