Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2014


We all play a role in preventing and ending domestic violence.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) is a great time to:

  • Support your local program - attend an event, volunteer your time, or donate today!
  • Learn more about domestic violence, and what you can do to prevent it
  • Raise awareness of domestic violence among your family, friends, and social circles





Attend an Event!


DV Summit
Protecting Human Trafficking Victims – Kris Wade, Kent Bauman, and Anne Ellis

Hosted by: SOS, Inc.

Date: Oct. 21, 2014
Time: 9 am to 4 pm

Learning the dynamics of human trafficking, protecting victims, and child exploitation. This relevant day-long training is hosted by SOS from 9 am to 4 pm Oct. 21 at the Flint Hills Technical College. Cost to attend is $40 which includes lunch.

Questions: Susan Faler 620-343-8799 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Fort Riley & Junction City

Sponsored by: Ft. Riley Family Advocacy

“Relationships should be Safe, Respectful, and Positive."
Community Activities

Great Bend

Sponsored by: Family Crisis Center, Inc.

The 2nd Annual “Turning our Town Purple
Month of October


Sponsored by: Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas and Health Center

Stop Domestic Violence 1st Annual Walk/Run
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Horton Community Building
7th and Central Ave.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.


Sponsored by: Hope Unlimited and Allen County Animal Rescue Facility (ACARF)

S.O.S. "Save Our Shelters"
Super Hero 5K Run/3K Fun Walk
October 11, 2014 - Riverside Park in Iola.
A joint fundraiser to raise awareness and funds for Hope Unlimited and ACARF.
Call 620-365-6040 for more information.

Kansas City

Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Conference 2014
Oct. 2, 2014
1-4 p.m.
Johnson County Community College
Multiple Sponsors

Sponsored by: SAFEHOME, Inc.
"When We're Home"
Tuesday, October 28
7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Writers Place
3607 Pennsylvania Ave
Kansas City, Missouri


Sponsored by: The Willow Domestic Violence Center

  • Stop by The Lawrence Public Library throughout October to view our Clothesline Project art display. This is a powerful visual display bearing witness to how violence affects families, children, and our community.
  • Candlelight Vigil Wed October 15th 6:30-7:30 in Ottawa, KS on the Courthouse Lawn on Main St. The Franklin County Domestic Violence Unit invites everyone to Shine the Light on Domestic Violence and to remember the victims and survivors of abuse at this vigil.
  • Grab a sweater and comfy shoes, and join us with your friends downtown on October 16th for Girls Night Downtown. Sponsored by Downtown Lawrence, Inc, this is a fun night of special deals and parties in over 40 local retailers. Tickets are only $20 ($10 with student ID) and are available at Follow us on Twitter @ShopInHerShoes and on Facebook at
  • Stay up to date with The Willow by following us on Facebook and Twitter: @WillowDVCenter and


Riley County Community Dialogue
Thursday, October 23, 7:00 p.m.
Groesbeck Room, Manhattan Public Library
For information, contact Judy Davis,
Crisis Center, Inc., 785-539-7935.


Healing Soles:
Final Friday Art Show
Sponsored by: Women's Crisis Center, YWCA
Oct. 31, 2014
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Mead's Corner
430 E. Douglas, Wichita

Featuring art and expressions from survivors of sexual and domestic violence.

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