October is Domestic Violence Action Month

Purple flower on black background October is Domestic Violence Action Month

Domestic Violence Action Month (DVAM) launched nationwide in 1987 to connect and unite individuals and organizations working to end domestic violence. Over the last three decades, we have made significant progress by bringing the issue of domestic violence out of the shadows and working towards a society where everyone is free from abuse. There is much left to do.

Safe and healthy families are the key to ensuring safe and vibrant communities. We each have the power to change our culture of violence to one of kindness and compassion through words and our actions.

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