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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Toolkit

Each year, over 100 Texas women lose their lives to domestic violence. This DVAM, we challenge all of Texas to Go Purple and strive for a state where no woman loses her life as a result of family violence.
 
Purple has historically been the color tied to domestic violence advocacy. To Go Purple is to celebrate the progress of our movement to end family violence. We are excited to share these tools and activities to help power your advocacy work in your community in October and throughout the year. Have questions about the toolkit, or want to download the entire toolkit as a zip file? Contact Danielle Ohlemacher or call 1-800-525-1978.

Take Action!

Sign the Purple Postcard

This year’s theme for DVAM is support full funding! The biannual Texas Legislature is convening in 2017, and now is a critical time to organize and gather support for full funding of domestic violence programs. Together, we can turn awareness into action, and make sure that every victim and survivor in our state has access to life-changing and life-saving domestic violence services.

Sign the Postcard now to show your support for life-changing family violence services! 

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Join us for Go Purple Day!

This year, Go Purple Day is Thursday, October 20, 2016. Wherever you may be going that day, wear purple. Be ready to talk about domestic violence and win allies for the cause. You can also Go Purple by turning your social media profile pictures purple! Let us know about your accomplishments and experiences going purple for a day!

You can also find local events or submit your event to share.

 

Download the Go Purple Social Media Kit

Bring your Go Purple activities to the digital realm with #TxDVAM! This year’s toolkit includes new graphics in English and Spanish, plus social media calendar. Go Purple on your profile picture and ask your supporters to do the same – it’s easy to do and easy to share with the Twibbon app! Download cover photos, images and posts to raise awareness for domestic violence all October long.

 

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Share the Facts

Go Purple Poster – Beneath the Surface

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Go Purple Poster – Beneath the Surface Spanish

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Go Purple Poster – Know. Predict. Prevent.

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Go Purple Poster -Know. Predict. Prevent. Spanish

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Know the Facts Infographic

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Customized Know the Facts Infographic

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Honoring Texas Victims Map Infographic

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Honoring Texas Victims Map Infographic Spanish

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Other Resources

  • Honoring Texas Victims Report & Factsheetsign up for updates to receive the 2015 report in October or view past reports.
  • Putting the P in DVAM – October is a great time to bring people together to work on preventing domestic violence and creating positive change for safer communities.
  • Working with the media – Work with your local media to spread the word about Go Purple! For members of the media, please visit our news room for contacts and statistics.
  • Go Purple Activity Kit – get inspiration to host a DVAM event in your area! 

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