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.

October 2013 – October 2014

Oct
31
Thu
Pennies for Peace Live Butterfly Release: A DVAM Elementary School Event @ TBA
Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Jan
23
Thu
Children Exposed to Violence: When Domestic Violence Meets Child Abuse @ DCFS Regional Office
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Oct
2
Thu
Hope in the Light of Day: Celebrating Domestic Violence Survivors @ Downtown River Market
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Oct 2, 2014, 10am-11am,

The Wellspring Domestic Violence Month Kickoff Event:

“Hope in the Light of Day: Celebrating DV Survivors”

Downtown RiverMarket

316 S. Grand St., Monroe, LA

Oct
15
Wed
Domestic Violence Forum @ UL Monroe, Student Union Ballroom
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Oct 15, 2014, 6pm-7pm

Domestic Violence Forum

University of Louisiana Monroe

Student Union Ballroom

Monroe, LA