Domestic Violence Awareness Month

ACADV Honors Victims During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence joined together on Friday, Oct. 16, for a balloon release to raise awareness for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. State and local leaders, members of the community, and survivors gathered at Oak Park in Montgomery to honor the lives lost to domestic violence. Statistics show 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men will…

Candlelight Vigil Shines Light on Domestic Violence

From the West Alabama Newsroom– October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and a Selma non-profit holds a candlelight vigil in support of victims. SABRA Sanctuary hosted the event in front of Selma City Hall Thursday evening. More than a dozen people took part in a brief ceremony that included a survivor’s testimony. Event organizers say a candlelight vigil was the…