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Community Leaders Proclaim October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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COMMUNITY LEADERS PROCLAIM OCTOBER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH ACROSS THE TREASURE VALLEY
Raising Awareness, Providing Resources and Honoring First Responders

Nationally, October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)–providing communities an opportunity to educate and engage their citizens and help people learn more about domestic violence and how as individuals, we can work to break the cycle of abuse together.

WHAT: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Press Conference and Kick-Off Event

WHO: Survivors of Domestic Violence
Bea Black, CEO, Women’s and Children’s Alliance
Trevor Chadwick, Mayor, City of Star
Matt Clifford, Police Chief, City of Eagle
Kim Deugan, Executive Director, Advocates Against Family Violence
Paige Dinger, Executive Director, Faces of Hope Foundation
John Evans, Mayor, City of Garden City
Diana Lachiondo, Ada County Commissioner
Lauren McLean, Mayor, City of Boise
Jason Pierce, Mayor, City of Eagle
Robert Simison, Mayor, City of Meridian
Joe Stear, Mayor, City of Kuna
Jeannie Strohmeyer, Interim Director, Nampa Family Justice Center
Shawn Rayne, Chief, Ada County Paramedics
Steve Rule, Mayor, City of Middleton
Leslie Van Beek, Canyon County Commissioner
Various elected officials, law enforcement and community leaders from Ada and Canyon Counties.
Community members are invited to join virtually through Facebook Live: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Press Conference & Kick-Off Event

WHEN: Monday, October 5, 2020, 11 a.m.

WHERE: Idaho Peace Officers’ Memorial , 700 S Stratford Dr, Meridian, ID 83642

WHY: The WCA is pleased to join together with The Ada County Paramedics, Advocates Against Family Violence, the Canyon County Domestic Violence Task Force, Faces of Hope and the Nampa Family Justice Center for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, to share information about services for victims and survivors across the valley and to recognize the important role of first responders in our communities.

About the WCA

The Women’s & Children’s Alliance provides safety, healing and freedom from domestic abuse and sexual assault.
The WCA operates secure shelters and provides professional counseling, legal advocacy, crisis services and case management to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. For more information, visit www.wcaboise.org.

 

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