Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

OPDV’s #NYGoesPurple4DV Toolkit

These free tools and resources are designed to help anyone or any entity – advocates, service providers, businesses, law enforcement, government agencies and college campuses, to name just a few – go purple in October, talk about the issue and encourage others to shine.


New York State Proclamation: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the state. Share the proclamation.

Social Media: Share these graphics (zip file/download all 24) created for the campaign and customized for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Need inspiration for posts or tweets? Check out these facts and figures. Don’t forget to tag @NYSOPDV and use #NYGoesPurple4DV


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How to Light a Structure: Share these instructions with facility and/or property managers willing to participate.

Web Banner: Download one of five sizes to use on a website or as part of an email signature; links to www.opdv.ny.gov for more information.

Conversation Starters: Use these talking points to educate others about the campaign or check out these book club suggestions.

Sample Press Release and Proclamation: Customize this sample press release and send it to local media. Ask local elected officials to support the campaign by issuing a proclamation (here’s a sample).

Ally Card: Print these 3” by 5” cards for distribution to show people how easy and important it is to support victims of domestic violence.

Ally Poster: This 8.5” by 11” poster complements the Ally Card and can be printed and displayed to show people how easy and important it is to support victims of domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Publications: visit our publications page to for more information about OPDV publications that you can order or print for distribution.

Domestic Violence and the Workplace: visit our DV and the Workplace page to learn what you can do to help your employees stay safe at work and what OPDV can do for you.