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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Check out our DV Awareness Month Calendar of Events at

This is a time to raise awareness by holding events in memory of those who have lost their lives at the hands of their abusers. It is also a time to celebrate all survivors of intimate partner violence.

Here are some local events taking place in the area that you can participate in. 

Thank you for lending a voice for those that cannot always speak for themselves.

10/05                DV Lunch & Learn           
12:30 PM            Hal Marshall Building, Auditorium 1 & 2
                         700 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28202 (map)
                         Contact for more information.

10/07                Take Back The Night
6:00 PM              UNCC’s Belk Tower (campus map > #13)
                          9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223 (map)
                          Contact the Office of Women’s Programs at

10/21                Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil
5:00 PM              Location: ImaginON
                          300 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, NC 28202 (map)
                          Contact Glencie with the DVAC’s Interfaith Subcommittee for more 
                           details at

10/23                 A Change Is Gonna Come
6:00 PM               CPCC’s Pease Auditorium
                          1201 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204 (map)
                          TICKETS: $20 at Pease Box Office and
                          Contact for more information.

Please call 704-432-1568 with any questions or need for clarification.

Need help with your event?

Check out the Domestic Violence Speakers Bureau to arrange a speaker at your event.

Call 704-432-1568 to reserve a Silent Witness silhouette for your event.

Call 704-432-1568 today for help with your event.

Check out our DV Awareness Month Calendar of Events at


Michael E. (Mike) Sexton

Mecklenburg County Community Support Services

Women’s Commission   

Domestic Violence Speakers Bureau, Coordinator  

700 North Tryon Street

Charlotte, NC  28202

704-432-1568 (Office)

704-336-4198 (Fax)

704-900-9346 (Mobile)    

Please remember that a victim’s safety always needs to come first and foremost.


September 29, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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