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Awareness Months & Events

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities throughout the month of October!  We are starting to plan for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month in February. Please stay tuned for more details.

Did you miss out on our events and activities during October 2020? Recordings and photos are below in case you missed anything!

Thank you, Ferguson Library in Stamford, for partnering with us on this three-part virtual workshop series

October 5 6pm:  Part 1
Is Your Relationship Healthy? Understanding the Relationship Spectrum
For a recording on this workshop, click here.

October 19 6pm:  Part 2
“Why don’t they leave?” Understanding the Complexities of Domestic Violence

For a recording on this workshop, click here.

October 26 6pm:  Part 3
Hear Something, Say Something: Bystander Intervention

For a recording on this workshop, click here.

Thank you to the following local coffee shops who used custom coffee sleeves to bring awareness of domestic violence and available resources. 

  • Cafe Dulce, Norwalk
  • Cafe OoLaLa, Stamford
  • CT Coffee & Grill, Wilton
  • DiMare Pastry Shop, Stamford
  • Garelick & Herb, Westport
  • Humbled Coffeehouse, Stamford
  • Kneads, Westport
  • Lorca, Stamford
  • Mike’s Deli, Norwalk
  • NEAT, Darien
  • Shearwater Coffee Bar, Westport
  • SoNo Baking Company, Darien
  • SoNo Baking Company, Norwalk
  • Winfield Street Coffee, Stamford
  • Winfield Street Coffee, Westport
  • Zumbachs, New Canaan

Did you miss our week of action? No worries, you can still engage in these days of action to amplify the conversation about domestic violence and take action to prevent domestic violence all year round. 

Survivors Vote Sunday

Find out about important voting deadline information, here!

Learn the Signs Monday

Take our relationship assessment, here!

Talk about it Tuesday

Check out these helpful conversation starters, here!

Wellness Wednesday

Find examples of positive messages of encouragement for survivors, here!

Purple Thursday

On this national day of awareness, individuals around the nation wear purple, the color of domestic violence awareness.

Film Friday

Find your guide for hosting a Film Friday, here!

Sign Up Saturday

Sign up for our upcoming virtual workshops.

DVCC was excited to join the YWCA Darien/Norwalk for this important workshop on Wednesday, October 21. For a recording of the workshop, click here.

For a recording of this workshop with New Canaan CARES, please click here.

Please contact Ann Rodwell-Lawton at arodwelllawton@dvccct.org for more information and if you would like to be involved in future awareness months.

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