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Domestic Violence Awareness Month


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Here are the events that are happening around Nevada.

  • October 1, 2016, Governor Brian Sandoval proclaims October 2016 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Nevada.

  • October 1, 2016, 8:30am – 5pm, Transgender Allies Group Open House,  Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, 780 Del Monte, Reno. Note: There will be a presentation on Intimate Partner Violence at 1:30pm.

  • October 1, 2016, 6pm – 9pm, Belles Night Out with The Golden Choke, Sierra Belle, 726 S Virginia St, Reno, Nevada. 20% of the proceeds will benefit Safe Embrace.

  • October 3, 2016, 10am, Purple Lighting of “Welcome to Las Vegas” Sign/Press Conference at the Welcome to Las Vegas” Sign, Las Vegas Blvd between Russell  and Sunset.

  • October 3, 2016, Purple lighting of Howard Hughes Building in Downtown Summerlin, Howard Hughes Building (ONE Summerlin), Summerlin, Las Vegas. Time TBA

  • October 3, 2016 at 6pm, S.A.F.E. House’s Domestic Violence Memorial, Proctor Park, Henderson, NV.

  • October 4, 2016, Purple lighting of dome at Container Park, 707 Fremont Street, Las Vegas. Time TBA.

  • October 5, 2016, 1pm-7pm, Take Back Your [Power], March and Call to Action at UNLV.

  • October 6, 2016, 10am, Annual Domestic Violence Memorial Plaque Unveiling, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Headquarters, Building B, 400 Martin L. King Blvd., Las Vegas.

  • October 7, 2016, 6pm-9pm, DVAM Art Showcase, Nest Studio, 1800 S. Industrial Road, Las Vegas.

  • October 7, 2016, 11:20am – 1:30pm, Hannah Humanitarian Award Luncheon, Atlantis Casino, Hotel, and Spa, Reno.

  • October 8, 2016 at 8 am S.A.F.E. House’s 8th Annual Run/Walk for Shelter, Cornerstone Park, Henderson, NV. Register here.

  • October 14, 2016 at 11:30 am Safe Nest’s 33rd Annual DVAM Luncheon, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino. RSVP here.

  • October 14, 2016 at 6 pm WDVS Winnemucca’s 3rd Annual Mayor’s Ball, Winnemucca Convention Center. Contact WDVS at 775-625-1313 to purchase tickets.

  • October 14, 2016, 6pm – 9pm, TuTus and Top Hats Against Domestic Violence Charity Walk, The Jungle Reno, 248 W 1st ST, Reno. Register here.

  • October 14, 2016, 7pm – 10pm, Warrior Goddess Survivor Series, a photo gallery with an intimate look at the stories of survival from local women in Reno.  The Potentialist Workshop 836 E. 2nd Street, Reno, NV 89502.  All proceeds benefit Safe Embrace.

  • October 15, 2016, 7pm – 9pm, Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence, Theater, UNR, Joe Crowley Student Union, 1664 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89503.  Join Safe Embrace for a short film and discussion with special guests.  Students and general public welcome.

  • October 15, 2016, 6pm-8:30pm, Soup and Salad Supper Fundraiser, Pershing County Domestic Violence Intervention, Inc. Click here for more information.

  • October 22, 2016, 9am, Lander County Committee Against Domestic Violence 11th Annual Fun Run/Walk.  Click here for more information.

  • October 29, 2016, 12 Noon – 3pm, DVAM Art Exhibit, Boulder City Library.





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