Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) Kickoff

Introduction to Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2020 – Angella Dunston, Director of Communication & Government Relations, NC Dept. of Military & Veterans Affairs

NC Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation – April Burgess-Johnson, Chair of the NC Domestic Violence Commission and Executive Director of Helpmate

Safety Isn’t Simple – Carianne Fisher, Executive Director of NCCADV

How Friends and Family Can Help – Marcelle

Domestic Violence Service During the Pandemic – Megan Holmes, Youth Services Advocate at Families Living Violence Free

We’re Still Here - Mónica Drasal Hinton, PARE Program Manager at El Pueblo

Active Duty Military and Veterans and Domestic Violence -  Patricia Alston Harris, Founder and CEO of Women Veterans Support Service, Inc.

Closing Remarks -  Mary Williams-Stover, Executive Director of NC Council for Women & Youth Involvement


Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) Calendar of Local & Virtual Events

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Below is a calendar of in-person and virtual events across North Carolina related to DVAM. Events are coded according to format and type:

  • Teal: virtual events
  • Purple: in-person events
  • $$: fundraiser

You can learn more about the event hosts, description, and registration links (when applicable) by clicking on the event. You can also switch to agenda view or monthly view instead of the weekly view, if you prefer.

If you know of a DVAM event you'd like to be added to this calendar, please submit your event info using this form.