There are many Domestic Violence Awareness Month events happening near you.
Friday, October 5th, Gateway Center 8th Anniversary
3pm—5pm at Gateway Center, 10305 E Burnside Street
Ice Cream Social for the elected officials and community partners, wear purple!
Saturday, October 6th, Self Enhancement, Inc. Purple Mile Walk
8am—2pm at SEI Community and Family Programs, 4803 NE 7th Ave
Registration begins at 8am, walk starts at 10am and ends at the Center for Self Enhancement 3920 N Kerby Ave, Fellowship and Celebration 11am
Saturday, October 6th, SCARS 4th Annual SurvivorCon
9am—3pm at Beaverton City Park, 12500 SW 4th St Beaverton, OR 97005
Free admission, games and treats, on-site peer mentoring, and trauma-informed community organizations to host informational resource tables.
Thursday, October 11th 12:30-1:30pm, Multnomah County Employees of Color DVAM Event
CareOregon Bldg, 4th Floor, David Ford Room. Guest speaker Benita Presley Please. Learn about how all walks of life experience and are affected by domestic violence. The event is free to the public.
Thursday, October 11th FVCC’s 12th Annual Celebration and Judge Herrell Award Ceremony
5pm—7:30pm at BridgePort Brewpub, 1313 NW Marshall St.
The agenda will include time for networking, refreshments, and appreciations for all
those working to end family violence in our community. RSVP Required through Event
Friday, October 12th Super!Drag 2018 Benefit for Bradley Angle
6pm—7pm at Darcelle XV, 208 NW 3rd Ave
Join Bradley Angle, Darcelle XV, Poison Waters and Friends for a special drag show in
honor of DV Awareness Month. All proceeds benefit LGBTQ program of Bradley angle.
21 and up, doors open at 5:30pm, tickets required, $20
Thursday, October 18th 12:30-1:30pm, Multnomah County Employees of Color DVAM Event
NE Health Center, Conference Room B. Guest speaker Benita Presley. Learn about how all walks of life experience and are affected by domestic violence. The event is free to the public.
Thursday, October 18th 2018 Raphael House Gala
6pm at Exchange Ballroom, 123 NE 3rd Ave
Join Raphael House to celebrate hope, safety, and stories of strength! Together we can
help survivors build a brighter future that is free from violence. Free parking available
from 5:30pm until end of event, tickets required, $150
Thursday, October 18th Gresham Candlelight Remembrance Vigil
7pm at Center for the Arts Plaza, 401 NE 2nd St Gresham, OR 97030
Please join us for a candlelight vigil in honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness
Month, we as a community stand up to raise awareness, support survivors and
remember those we’ve lost.
Wednesday, October 24th DV in Indigenous, Black and Communities of Color
4pm—9pm at IRCO 10301 NE Glisan St.
Featuring keynote speaker Vanessa Timmons and culturally specific workshops, this
multifaceted event will center the conversation around DV in Indigenous, Black and
communities of color. Workshop is free and open to all, registration strongly encouraged.
Thursday, October 25th 9:30 am
Support McNeff's Open Doors for Survivors with Disabilities while this multi-system collaborative presents their program and progress to the Multnomah County Board of County Commissioners
Download the event calendar