KCSDV and YWCA NE KS Partner with Topeka Mayor and City Council, Mayor Proclaims Domestic Violence Awareness Month for the City of Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. – On Tuesday evening, Topeka Mayor Michelle De La Isla proclaimed the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month for the city of Topeka. The month is dedicated to increasing awareness about domestic violence and how widespread domestic violence is.

Lucca Wang, Communications Coordinator of the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV), Kathleen Marker, Chief Executive Officer of YWCA of Northeast Kansas, and Cam Cameron, Public Education Coordinator of YWCA of Northeast Kansas Center for Safety and Empowerment (CSE) were at the presentation. The three briefly spoke on domestic violence, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the events in Topeka this month held by CSE for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The presentation took place at the Topeka City Council meeting in the Council Chambers on 8th Street in Topeka.

The Kansas Governor’s Office is holding a signing ceremony for the statewide Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation on Friday, October 11 at 9 a.m. KCSDV and KCSDV coalition member programs and partners will be present for the ceremony with Governor Laura Kelly.

Learn about CSE’s events for Domestic Violence Awareness Month on the center’s website at https://ywcaweekwithoutviolence.org/.

Learn about domestic violence on KCSDV’s website at https://www.kcsdv.org/learn-more/domestic-violence/.

For further information, contact Lucca Wang at 785-633-6648 and lwang@kcsdv.org.




The Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence (KCSDV)’s mission is to prevent and eliminate sexual and domestic violence. Find more information on KCSDV’s website at http://kcsdv.org.

The 24-hour Kansas Crisis Hotline is 888-END-ABUSE (888-363-2287).


Last Updated on Oct 17, 2019