Training and Event Calendar
October – November 2013
Project Celebration will host a domestic violence awareness month balloon release, awareness walk, and vigil at the riverfront in Logansport, LA.
Clothesline project will be displayed as well.
For more information, contact Project Celebration at 318-256-3408.
Dating violence in adolescence not only takes a physical and emotional toll on young women, it also leads to less education and lower earnings later in life. A young woman’s educational performance may be hindered by her partner’s actions, such as destroying books or homework or causing injuries that prevent her from going to school.
Researchers analyzed survey data of about 500 single mothers who were, on average, 32 years old and earned less than $7,000 per year. Participants who had been victimized by dating partners as adolescents obtained significantly less education. Each additional year of education was associated with an extra $855 in earnings.
For more information and to register: http://conferences.bwjp.org/webconferencedetail.aspx?confid=349
Oct. 29th at 5:30 pm at the Civic Center Seawall Oasis will recognize those who have lost their lives due to domestic violence, we will have a speaker, singing and a memorial.
For more information contact Oasis at (337)436-4552.
“Purple Balloon Release” is the culminating event for the Dollars for Domestic Violence fundraiser for high school students within Ouachita Parish. The high school raising the most funds releases the Purple Balloons at their campus. This event is hosted each October by the Family Justice Center of Ouachita Parish.
“Dollars for Domestic Violence” is an awareness fundraiser for high school students within Ouachita Parish. Students purchase domestic violence ribbon cards for one dollar to Say No to Domestic Violence. Students pledge to help raise awareness of domestic and teen dating violence.
The LIVE BUTTERFLY RELEASE is the culminating event for the winners of the Pennies for Peace elementary school domestic violence awareness and fundraising project. The winning school will release live butterflies followed by a pizza party for the winning class in honor of safe families. This event is hosted each October by the Family Justice Center of Ouachita Parish.
Pennies for Peace is an elementary school awareness project in which schools compete using purple piggy banks to collect coins to help local children and their families in Northeast Louisiana receive domestic violence services. Age-appropriate materials are provided for parents to review with students at home. Teachers and counselors are provided with resource and referral information. This event provides a positive experience in addressing a community problem that affects many children. Special recognition of winning school /class plus a $100.00 gift card drawing in which all participating schools are eligible to win.
October 31st- 6:00pm
Lincoln Parish Library Community Room
910 N Trenton Street
Ruston, LA 71270
|This webinar will delve into the changing face of domestic violence, including tactics being utilized by perpetrators and escalating barriers faced by victims. Attendees will participate in an interactive exercise to demonstrate the impact of domestic violence on survivors.|
Safe Harbor will host a charity 5k run in Mandeville, LA. Early registration is $20.
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