Alternatives To Violence of the Palouse, Inc.
Help for victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence, friends and non-offending family members, with a focus on prevention education and community outreach.
We have many activities planned for the month of October, all in an effort to raise awareness of Domestic Violence and the effects on our communities:On September 29th, during the city council meeting, Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson signed and read a proclamation declaring that October be recognized as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month".On October 5th, during the city council meeting, Moscow Mayor Nancy Chaney will sign and make an identical proclamation.October 2nd - The UI B.E.A.R.(Brotherhood Empowerment Against Rape) organization, along with the UI Women's Center, will sponsor an awareness and fundraising event "Walk a Mile in her Shoes". Check in begins at 11 a.m. and the "walk" begins at NOON at the Dan O'Brien Track and Field Complex.October 7th - Kick-off of our PURPLE RIBBON PROJECT. We will put purple ribbons on the lamposts on Main Street in Pullman. Each lampost will have a memorial for a victim of a domestic violence fatality and will be displayed all month.October 10th - The PURPLE RIBBON PROJECT will be done on Moscow Main Street immediately following the Farmer's Market.October 12th through October 16th - ATVP will have a presence each day on the WSU campus from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. during the week without violence "Clothesline Project".October 13th - The WSU Police and Women's Resource Center will be hosting a forum focusing on crime scenes and victims' rights from 4:00 p.m until 6:00 p.m at the CUB. ATVP will be there.October 14th - ATVP will participate in the "Take Back the Night" march which begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Glenn Terrell Mall on the WSU campus.October 17th - ATVP will have a information sharing table at the Moscow Food Co-Op as recipients of the "Dime in Time" program sponsored by the Co-Op. Bring your own bags!!October 26th - ATVP will show the movie "Sin by Silence" at the Kenworthy Theater in downtown Moscow to begin at 7:00 p.m.. The movie is a documentary about a group of women who, from behind bars after having killed their abusive partners, are advocating for change in the criminal justice system. A panel discussion will follow the viewing.October 28th - WSU Women's Resource Center and ATVP will co-sponsor the same movie to be followed by a panel discussion. This showing will be in the WSU CUE building also to begin at 7:00 p.m.For questions about DVAM activities please contact Holly Campbell at ATVP 509-332-0552 X 112
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