The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

If you have an event planned for Domestic Violence Awareness Month and would like to see it listed here, please send event details, including date, time, location, name of organization organizing the event, name of organization receiving proceeds from the event (if applicable), and information on how to RSVP (if applicable) to Allison Smith at […]

The National Network to End Domestic Violence and Verizon Team Up to Create the First Catalog of Testimonies From the Domestic Violence Community “Journey of Hope” Eight-City Bus Tour Inspires the Domestic Violence Community to Share Their Stories, Donate No-Longer-Used Phones and Text to Benefit Cause Basking Ridge, N.J. Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ […]

 ATLANTA (Sept. 26)–Clark Atlanta University (CAU) will mark National Domestic Violence Awareness Month with “The Call to True Beauty 2011,” the University’s annual advocacy, education and prevention campaign against dating and domestic violence, Oct. 16-21. The weeklong series is sponsored by Avon Products Inc. and Verizon Wireless, both nationally recognized corporate leaders in the crusade […]

The resources to help Georgia victims of domestic violence are dwindling at a time when statistics show they need assistance more than ever. Domestic violence deaths in Georgia have been on the rise since 2006 at the same time economic difficulties have slowed community giving and donations statewide by 60 percent, according to the Georgia […]

The following post appears courtesy of Susan B. Carbon, Director of the Office on Violence Against Women  Marking the 17th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) helps us both appreciate the great strides that have been made in addressing all types of violence against women and recognize the fact that more needs to […]

Dallas, Sept. 15 – No shade of lipstick can cover-up the horrific damage of domestic abuse, which is on the rise in the United States. But cosmetics giant Mary Kay Inc. will call on the power of lipstick to help end domestic violence through its Beauty that Counts™ program. Consumers can join Mary Kay in […]

In his talk Monday night, Don McPherson decried violence against women. The self-proclaimed feminist and activist spoke out against gender violence, saying “It’s not about waiting for these moments to happen. It’s about preparing for them beforehand.”  The former player for the NFL and CFL and member of the College Football Hall of Fame used […]

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