Training and Event Calendar

This event calendar is provided as a service to our members and the public. An event may be cancelled at any time. Please confirm the event with the sponsor prior to making travel plans. To submit an event, please contact us.

NW Louisiana Domestic Violence Memorial Service @ Salvation Army Chapel
Oct 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

A service of remembrance and hope where victims and survivors of domestic violence and their families have an opportunity to offer tributes and honor their loved ones. The community is invited.

Contact Project Celebration 318-226-5015

Inside the Mind of an Offender: Interview Techniques for Domestic Violence Cases @ Holiday Inn Metairie
Oct 3 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

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Join us for a half-day training that will take you inside the mind of a domestic violence offender and provide useful and effective interviewing techniques.

Domestic violence experts with decades of experience interacting with violent offenders will address:

- Advanced domestic violence dynamics
- Batterer tactics and characteristics
- Predominant aggressor determination
- Investigative interview techniques
- Crawford v. Washington implications
- Technology use by batterers

More information and registration:

Riding Against Child Abuse and Neglect @ Friends RV Park
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

DVAM Riding Against Child Abuse and Neglect

People’s Choice Cook off Plates $10 beginning at noon

Kelly Hobson & Band – noon-2pm

Live Auction 2-4pm

John Watson @ Honky Tonk Heroes 4-8pm

Jackson Parish Domestic Violence Vigil @ Jackson Parish Library
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Jackson Parish Domestic Violence Vigil

October 9th- 6:00pm

Jackson Parish Library

614 South Polk Avenue

Jonesboro, LA 71251

Love Serves @ Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – Oct 12 @ 9:00 am

First United Methodist Church will sponsor an awareness event and fundraiser for Project Celebration. Players, sponsors, and volunteers are welcome to attend.

Wear Purple Day @ Government Plaza
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Local first responders will conduct “A minute without domestic violence” by sounding their sirens for one full minute sending an alarming message of the prevalence of DV in our community. A proclamation, balloon release, and various other poignant reminders of DV will take place in a brief but meaningful assembly. Join us by wearing purple on this day as we show support and solidarity of DV victims and survivors.

Bienville Parish Domestic Violence Vigil @ Bienville Parish Courthouse Conference Room
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Bienville Parish Domestic Violence Vigil

October 16th- 12:00pm

Bienville Parish Courthouse

100 Courthouse Drive [Conference Room]

Arcadia, LA 71001

Trey Hutchinson Awards Luncheon
Oct 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The community is invited to share in a luncheon in honor of fallen officer Trey Hutchinson, killed in the line of duty while responding to a domestic violence call.

Claiborne Parish Domestic Violence Vigil @ First Baptist Church
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Claiborne Parish Domestic Violence Vigil

October 21st- 6:00pm

First Baptist Church

406 West Main Street

Homer, LA 71040

Grant Parish Domestic Violence Vigil @ Grant Parish Courthouse
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Grant Parish Domestic Violence Vigils

October 23rd

Prayer Vigil 12:00 Noon and 6:00pm Candlelight Vigil

Grant Parish Courthouse

200 Main Street

Colfax, LA