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Denim Day


Monday, April 25, 2022

By Carol Smith – Outreach Coordinator DVIPP WEAR DENIM APRIL 27, 2022 When you wear denim on April 27, you make a fashion statement and a visual statement that you support survivors of sexual assault. Denim Day was established in 1999 by Peace Over Violence after a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court overturned a… Continue Reading DENIM DAY-APRIL 27, 2022

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH  BY: CAROL SMITH,  Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Outreach Coordinator  Every 68 seconds a sexual assault occurs in America.1   On the first day of April approximately 1,271 sexual assaults will have occurred.  The first week of April, 8,894 sexual assaults will have occurred.  For the month of April, 38,118 sexual assaults will… Continue Reading April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Week Without Violence

Monday, October 18, 2021

YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen communities. For more than 20 years, we have set aside one week in October as a Week Without Violence – a week to raise awareness and engage action to end the broad spectrum of violence –… Continue Reading Week Without Violence