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October is Domestic Violence Action Month

Domestic Violence is 100% preventable. Be a part of the solution.

Since 1981, people across the nation have come together to raise awareness about domestic violence and join efforts to end violence in their communities in the month of October.  Alaska honors Domestic Violence Action Month. Get involved, honor victims, and stand up for your community. 

Below is a list of events that will be taking place in our community during DVAM. Please take the time to attend and help spread awareness!

October 1st: DVAM Commencement & Awareness Walk

Time: 12pm-1pm
Location:  Primary Care Center Lobby, 4320 Diplomacy Drive

October 1st: DVAM Opening Ceremonies
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:  Events Room, Loussac Library

October 4th: First Friday Art Event       
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
Location: Kaladi Brothers, 621 W. 6th Avenue

October 4th: DVAM Awareness Fair
Time: 9:30am-11:30am
Location: Primary Care Center Lobby, 4320 Diplomacy Drive

October 9th: Communication Skills for Parents
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
Location: Stone Soup Group, 307 E. Northern Lights Blvd, Ste. 100

October 11th: Lunch & Learn - Pain in the Pew
Time: 11am-1pm (lunch included)
Location: 1st Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 3600 MacInnes

October 12th: Charter College Health Fair
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: 2221 E. Northern Lights Blvd, Ste. 120

October 15th: UAA Wellness Expo
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: UAA Rasmuson Hall

October 15th: UAA Career Panel
Time: 4pm-5pm
Location: UAA

October 15th: Parent Resource Night
Time: 5:30pm-7pm
Location: Begich Middle School, 7440 Creekside Center Driver

October 16th: Health Cares About DV Day
Time: All Day
Location: Clinics throughout Anchorage

October 17th: ANMC DVAM Tabling Event
Time: 2pm-4:30pm
Location: ANMC Patient Housing Lobby

October 18th: DVAM Awareness Fair
Time:  9:30am-11:30am
Location: Primary Care Center Lobby, 4320 Diplomacy Drive

October 19th: AWAIC Gala
Time: 6pm
Location: Hotel Captain Cook, 939 W. 5th Avenue

October 25th: DVAM Awareness Fair
Time: 9:30am-11:30am
Location: Primary Care Center Lobby, 4320 Diplomacy Drive

October 25th: Stand Down for Veterans
Time: 8:30am-2pm
Location: Ted Stevens Int’l Airport, North Terminal

October 29th: Culture Shift Discussion
Time: 6pm-8pm
Location: Anchorage Brewing Company, 148 W. 91st Avenue

October 31st: ANMC DVAM Tabling Event
Time: 2pm-4:30pm
Location: ANMC Patient Housing Lobby

Month Long Events:

Kaladi Brothers will be displaying art work created by AWAIC participants all month long. This art is an important part of many survivors healing process. Please come check it out at 621 W 6th Ave and show your support for AWAIC!

Southcentral Foundation’s Primary Care Center DV Awareness Fair - Friday October 4th, 18th, and 25th from 9:30am to 11:30am. Stop by to learn more about DV resources, stay from noon-1pm for lunch and a speaker!