#DomesticViolence Events During October – #community #outreach #DV #domesticviolenceawareness

Golf tournament benefiting Family Safety Center

Tuesday, Oct. 13

Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 AM

Shotgun start at 1 PM

Links at Galloway Golf Course

This year marks the inaugural golf tournament benefiting the Family Safety Center. The exciting event will feature lunch, a variety of contests, as well as a silent auction featuring box seats to a St. Louis Cardinals game, overnight stays at various Tunica casinos and autographed merchandise from Marc Gasol, Avery Williamson, Arkansas Razorbacks head coach Bret Bielema and more.  For more information about sponsorships or playing in the tournament, please contact Jordan Moore at Jordan@familysafetycenter.org.

Neighborhood Block Party: Stompin’ out Domestic Violence & Finding a cure for Breast Cancer Forum

Saturday, Oct. 17 @ 10 AM to 1 PM

Orange Mound Community Center, 2572 Park Avenue

Public asked to donate toiletries, cash or purchase official t-shirt; donations will benefit the YWCA Shelter for Abused Women and Children and the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Sponsored by Men of Tau Iota Sigma, Memphis Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, and Orange Mound Community Center


Speak out Sunday

Sunday, Oct 18

Pastors and faith leaders from throughout Memphis will join together to draw attention to Domestic Violence through Speak Out Sunday.  That Sunday, efforts of members from United Against Violence Memphis (UAV901) will be realized when pastors at many Memphis churches preach a message about domestic violence.

Leading up to the event UAV901 is asking churches to participate and encourage their congregation to show their support by wearing purple and help in the effort to shine the light on, and end, domestic violence.

“Celebrating our Differences” – FFUN’s 6th Annual Multicultural Unity in the Community Picnic

Sunday, Oct 18 @ 1:30 – 4 PM

Audubon Park @ corner of Park and South Goodlett

Guest speakers, free food and entertainment

For more information, call Stevie Moore @ 502-7387 or email stevei!ffunsaveyouth.org

Domestic Violence and How to Break the Cycle

Monday, Oct 19 @ 3- 4 PM

Poplar-White Station Branch Library, 5094 Poplar Avenue

Speaker from Family Safety Center

For information, call 415-2777.

Domestic Violence Summit & Community Forum

Saturday, Oct 24 – Registration @ 8 AM; event begins @ 9:15 AM

Greater Imani Church Cathedral of Faith, 3824 Austin Peay Highway

Featuring US Attorney Edward Stanton III and Assistant Director – Attorney General – Domestic Violence Marianne Bell. Sponsored by Shelby County Crime Victims Center, FBI, Circle of Life, Family Safety Center, Memphis Child Advocacy Center and YWCA

RSVP to 337-3460 or 949-9334 or email modom@memphisywca.org or gregorywilliamson1234@gmail.com

Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Saturday, Oct 24 @ 10 Am – noon

Frayser Branch Library, 3712 Argonne

Call 415-2768 to register.

What now? Domestic Violence Awareness Forum

Saturday, Oct 24 @ 10 AM- noon

Dominion Church, 794 East Raines Rd.

Tickets $5 on EventBrite.

Hit to not be Hit

Monday, Oct 26 @ 6 – 7:30 PM

Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, Meeting Room C

This workshop will teach self-defense tactics to outmaneuver attackers and make smart decisions to stay safe.

Call 415-2734 for more information.

14th Annual Conference for Clergy and Congregations: The Church’s Response to Violence

Keynote speaker: Dr. Scott Stoner, director of the Samaritan Foundation for Church and Family Wellness

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave

Sponsored by St. John’s United Methodist Church, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, and Church Health Center

Admission is free, but space is limited to the first 300 registrants. Deadline to register is October 21, 2015. To register, please call 901-261-8833 or log on to churchhealthcenter.org/faithhealthseries

The Voice Domestic Violence Seminar

Saturday, Oct. 31 @ 10 AM to 2 PM

CAAP, Inc., 4041 Knight Arnold Road

This free event will include speakers, giveaways, food, music, games and more.

Contact Jasmine Wright at 901-367-7550, ext. 2002 or jwright@caapincorporated.com for more information.

6th Annual Men’s DV Advocacy Awards Celebration

Sat, Oct 31 @ 10 AM – 12 PM

Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Avenue

RSVP to info@wianl.org

For additional listings of domestic violence awareness events, please see http://www.familysafetycenter.org

or contact Jordan Moore (jordan@familysafetycenter.org)

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