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I n H o n o r   o f   D o m e s t i c   V i o l e n c e   A w a r e n e s s   M o n t h  

Domestic Violence Awareness Speak-Out & Candlelight Vigil Wednesday October  19th,  2011   6:00-­‐8:00  pm   Tom  Brown  Park     *Free  Food  *Free  Admission  

Did You  Know...   A  woman  is  battered  every  15  seconds  in  the  United  States   Femicide  is  the  leading  cause  of  death  in  the  US  among  young  African-­‐ American  women  &  is  the  7th  leading  cause  of  death  of  premature   death  among  women  overall     Refuge  House,  Inc.   PO  BOX  20910   Tallahassee,  FL  32316   (850)  922-­‐  6062   24  Hr  Crisis  Hotline       (850)  681-­‐6001   www.refugehouse.com  

4 women  are  murdered  by  their  partners  each  day  in  the  United   States.     The  Refuge  House  Domestic  Violence  Speak  Out  and  Candlelight  Vigil  will   be  held,  Wednesday,  Oct    19th  at  Tom  Brown  Park.  The  event  honors         victims  of  domestic  violence  and  their  families,  celebrates  the  successes   ŽĨƐƵƌǀŝǀŽƌƐ͕ĂŶĚĂŶŶŽƵŶĐĞƐƚŚĞĐŽŵŵƵŶŝƚLJ͛ƐĐŽŵŵŝƚŵĞŶƚƚŽĞŶĚŝŶŐ domestic  violence.  Survivors  of  domestic  violence  and  their  families  are   invited  to  speak.     For  more  information  about  the  event,  please  contact  Ghia  Kelly    at         (850)922-­‐6062  or  gkelly@refugehouse.com.  

DV Vigil  

Candle light vigil in Tom Brown Park for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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