Family Violence Prevention Month - Calendar of Events - Alberta Human Services - Government of Alberta

Family Violence Prevention Month - Calendar of Events

2017 Activities and Events

 

Calgary

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Organization(s): Calgary Domestic Violence Collective and the Ministry of Community and Social Services

Event:

Bridging Communities Through Strengthened Collaboration: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Family Violence Prevention. More information

 

Date: Sunday, November 19, 2017

Location: That Empty Space, McEwan Student Centre, Main Campus

Organization(s): Students Against Domestic Violence Association, University of Calgary

Event:

Road to Resilience Conference

 

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Camrose

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Organization(s): Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS)

Event:

Annual Breakfast with the Guys - ACWS sits down with male leaders over breakfast to talk about how we can work together to end violence against women. Find more information.

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Drayton Valley

Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Organization(s): Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS)

Event:

Annual Breakfast with the Guys - ACWS sits down with male leaders over breakfast to talk about how we can work together to end violence against women. Find more information.

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Edmonton

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, Noon to 1:00 pm

Location: That Empty Space, McEwan Student Centre, Main Campus

Organization(s): City of Edmonton

Event:

Family Violence Prevention Month and Proclamation Event

Description:

It takes all of us - how men and boys are part of the solution and the steps they are taking to make a difference. More information

 

Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Organization(s): Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS)

Event:

Annual Breakfast with the Guys - ACWS sits down with male leaders over breakfast to talk about how we can work together to end violence against women. Find more information.

 

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Fort McMurray

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 8:30 am to 10:30 am

Organization(s): Waypoints

Event:

Join us for our Family Violence Prevention Month Kick-Off Breakfast.

Description:

Enjoy drumming and singing by Eileen Lucas, hear from Presenters and enjoy some great food from Chef2You, to support the month. RSVP: nicole.greville@wapointswb.ca

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Grande Prairie

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Organization(s): City of Grande Prairie, Grande Prairie Prevention of Family Violence Network

Event:

Proclamation of Family Violence Prevention Month

Mayor Bill Given and Reeve Leanne Beaupre made the official proclamation at the Eastlink Centre.

 

Date: Friday, November 3, 2017

Location: Revolution Place

Organization(s): Grande Prairie Prevention of Family Violence Network and the Grande Prairie Storm (Hockey Team)

Event:

Storm hockey game and awareness event

Members of the Network will provide prevention information to the public and the Storm players will be wearing purple ribbons on their helmets to show support.

 

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Organization(s): Grande Prairie Prevention of Family Violence Network and the Grande Prairie Storm (Hockey Team)

Event:

#Gopurple Day. The Netwrok is asking the community to take a selfie in purple and/or wearing the purple ribbon, add the hashtag #Gopurple on social media to show support.

 

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Location: Muskoseepi Park Pavillion

Organization(s): Grande Prairie Prevention of Family Violence Network

Event:

“Take Back the Night”

A public march to support those affected by family violence. Activities include refreshments, a speaker and sign making.

 

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Grimshaw

Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Organization(s): Town of Grimshaw

Event:

In recognition of the 31st anniversary of Family Violence Prevention Month, the town invites all interested to come out to Free Open Court Time at the Mile Zero Regional Multiplex.

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Hanna

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Organization(s): Hanna FCSS and Step Forward Task Force

Event:

Go Purple November 1st. Hanna Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) and the Step Forward Task Force for the month of November to promote healthy relationships at home, at work or at school.

 

Date: November 2017

Organization(s): Hanna Family and Community Support Services (FCSS)

Event:

Red Rose Campaign - Roses will be placed throughout the community in memory of women, children and men in Alberta who have died as victims of domestic violence. Hanna FCSS conducts this awareness campaign annually as a reminder that family violence affects everyone.

 

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High River

Date: November 2017

Organization(s): Rowan House Society

Event:

#LaceUpForRowanHouse - Rowan House Society is expanding on its annual Purple Ribbon Campaign in an effort to get the public talking more about domestic violence. This year, Foothills residents are encouraged to pick up a pair of free purple shoelaces and wear them for the month of November to show their solidarity in supporting women and children affected by family violence. Find more information.

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Innisfail

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Organization(s): Town of Innisfail and FCSS Innisfail

Event:

Proclamation of Family Violence Prevention Month

Town council has declared November family violence prevention month on October 22 and town staff dressed in purple on November 1 to help raise awareness.

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Kneehill County

Date: November 2017

Organization(s): Kneehill Family Violence and Bullying Prevention Committee

Event:

Several activities and events are being planned to mark FVPM 2017. Find more information.

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Leduc

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Organization(s): Leduc & District Family Violence Prevention Team, Riseup Society Alberta

Event:

Family scavenger hunt to mark FVPM 2017. Find more information.

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Lloydminster

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Location: City Hall

Organization(s): Lloydminster Interval Home, City of Lloydminster

Event:

Family Violence Prevention Month Proclamation

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Medicine Hat

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Organization(s): Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society, City of Medicine Hat

Event:

Family Violence Prevention Month Proclamation and Memorial Walk for those affected by family violence.

 

Date: Monday, November 6, 2017

Organization(s): Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society

Event:

A public presentation of the shelter’s programs and services will be held at the public library.

 

Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Organization(s): Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society, Medicine Hat College

Event:

White Ribbon Campaign

 

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

Organization(s): Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society’s Outreach Office

Event:

Seminar on “How to support someone living with family violence.”

 

Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017

Organization(s): Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter Society

Event:

Pet Walk - Taking donations for the SPCA, to raise awareness on the impact on pets and family violence

 

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Parkland County

Date: November 2017

Organization(s): Council of Parkland County

Event:

Council proclaims November 2017 to be Family Violence Prevention Month in Parkland County.

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Red Deer

Date: November 2017

Organization(s):

Soroptimist International of Central Alberta, Women’s Outreach Centre’s Domestic Violence Committee

Event:

Purple Light Campaign - The campaign encourages people to shine a purple light on a porch, tree, shrub, home, desk or store front to raise awareness about domestic violence and its impact on children and families.

 

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Organization(s): Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association and Red Deer College

Event:

The Community Conversation: Contributing Ideas for Positive Change in Immigrant Families – Community conversation to learn about current research, recognizing domestic violence, changing perceptions and contributing ideas to an action plan to reduce family violence.

RSVP by November 8, 2017 by calling Tabitha Phiri at 403-341-3553, or email Tabitha.phiri@caiwa.ca

 

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Organization(s): Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters (ACWS)

Event:

Annual Breakfast with the Guys - ACWS sits down with male leaders over breakfast to talk about how we can work together to end violence against women. Find more information.

 

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St. Paul

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 10:00 am

Location: Centennial Seniors Centre

Organization(s): FCSS St. Paul, St. Paul RCMP and Columbus House of Hope

Event:

St .Paul’s 8th annual Walk of Hope to raise awareness around family violence prevention.

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Sylvan Lake

Date: November 2017

Organization(s): Town of Sylvan Lake

Event:

Council proclaims November 2017 to be Family Violence Prevention Month.

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Whitecourt

Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Organization(s):

Town of Whitecourt, Whitecourt Family Violence Initiative

Event:

Breakfast with the Guys: A special event aimed at engaging men in family violence prevention efforts. Find out more.

 

Date: Sunday, November 5, 2017

Organization(s):

Whitecourt Family Violence Initiative

Event:

Candlelight Vigil: The community can attend this moving and powerful event commemorating those who have lost their lives because of family violence. There will be light snacks and refreshments provided. Join in the silent Candlelight walk along and listen to poetry readings from our Community Poetry Contest and musical performance to raise awareness of the issue. Find out more.

 

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Modified: 2017-11-10
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