This October, we ask you to take action and make our community safe for survivors of domestic violence. Join us in Painting the Town Purple to raise awareness about domestic violence. Your actions, big or small, help others around you start conversations, understand and empathize with survivors, and create communities where survivors are treated with respect and dignity.
EVERY 1 KNOWS SOME 1
We all know someone who is affected by domestic violence. Discover how you can take action this month to help make our better for survivors of domestic violence.
Listen & Believe
The MOST IMPORTANT thing you can do for survivors is to BELIEVE them!
The statement, “I Believe You,” is incredibly powerful when said to a survivor of domestic violence. Often, survivors keep their abuser’s secerts because they fear no one will believe them. The most important thing you can do for someone you know experiencing abuse is to offer an unwavering belief in their experience and non-judgemental support.
Help turn the town purple, light up your home or workplace purple. Lets show survivors their town is standing with them. Find purple light bulbs here: Purple Bulbs
Show your support by setting up a display inside your business or storefront. Highlight your purple merchandise and place our agency information in your store. You'll let survivors know you care while connecting them with life-saving resources. Sign up here to get VPC materials to display.
Wear purple on Thursdays in October
Learn About Domestic Violence
Check out a few great blog posts and start conversations in your community.
Watch our Lunch and Learn videos for information on domestic violence topics.
Spread the Word
Share our social and start conversations with your circle
While you are there- like, follow, and subscribe so we can keep conversations going year-round.
Download our Zoom Background
We are spending a lot of time on Zoom and video calls lately. Use our DVAM background and help us spread the word this October. Just right-click the images below to save.