Domestic Violence Awareness Walk
Facebook Virtual Event in 2021
As part of a statewide project, Family Advocates
hangs a lantern outside our shelter for a week every time there is a death related to domestic violence in Wisconsin - The Lantern Project.
In October of every year, we gather with survivors, families and friends affected by or who support others affected by domestic violence to walk. We walk to remember those who did not survive who may not have had the support, the means or the courage they needed to leave.
We will walk to City Park to hear from a survivor and have a candle lit ceremony to remember those who lost there life in Wisconsin last year as a result of domestic violence. Join us in a Walk to End the Violence.
Domestic Violence Awareness 2021
Again, this year, we will not be hosting a walk due to the uptick of COVID cases in our area.
In October, we will instead be honoring and remembering victims in Wisconsin who lost their life to domestic violence in 2020 on Facebook and Instagram.
On Tuesday, October 19th at 6:30PM, Family Advocates will go live on Facebook with our guest speaker for Domestic Violence Awareness, Norma Grinnell. Norma, a domestic violence advocate, will share her personal story and healing journey.
On Thursday, October 21st, we ask that you support victims and survivors by wearing purple (this color represents domestic violence). Upload pictures to Facebook and Instagram with hashtags: #FamilyAdvocates #Every1KnowsSome1 and
#DVAM (domestic violence awareness month).