Domestic Violence Awareness Month has inspired truly amazing activism in communities and on campuses all across the country. As DVAM draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at some of the highlights.
Southwest Pennsylvania Says NO MORE released a new local PSA campaign with PA leaders.
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On October 27, 75 women incarcerated at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility in Burlington, Vermont, gathered to say “No More” to domestic violence as part of a survivor speak-out for DVAM.
Travis County, Texas, Sheriff’s office launched the “Athlete: The Positive Champion” campaign in honor of DVAM. Officers’ families took a stand and said #NOMORE to domestic violence. Their “Football is a Contact Sport. Love Shouldn’t Be.” campaign empowers high school athletes to educate others on domestic violence.
High school student athletes in Minnesota had a Lip Sync Battle to raise awareness about healthy relationships.
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USA Network hosted a special Law & Order: SVU #NOMOREexcuses marathon in honor of DVAM. Special highlight: all new PSAs featuring NFL stars, like this one with Pittsburgh Steeler William Gay, who lost his mother to domestic violence.
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Postcard.com created a Postcard Says NO MORE live activation in parks across NYC. People submitted their own images and stories, which were turned into postcards combined to form the NO MORE logo.
Jeb Bush participates in roundtable discussion on domestic violence in New Hampshire, a battleground primary state. The New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (NHCADSV) hopes to engage all of the presidential candidates on these issues.
University of Georgia athletes launched their own NO MORE campaign.
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Filmmaker Hannelore Williams released the three-part documentary web-series LoveStruck. LoveStruck explores domestic violence through extended interviews with survivors and perpetrators.
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A hair entrepreneur incorporated the NO MORE symbol in her ingenius new design to raise funds for domestic violence organizations, called ScrewUp.
The New York Giants joined long-time partnerMy Sisters’ Place (MSP) and the Joyful Heart Foundation to say “NO MORE” in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), at their October 25th home game against the Dallas Cowboys. More than 80,000 fans attending the game joined Joyful Heart Foundation Founder and Presidentm, Mariska Hargitay, and Giants players in the NO MORE Giants Stadium activation.
Have other highlights from DVAM? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org (be sure to include photos/links) and we’ll add to our list.