Shine the Light on Domestic Violence!
Why is everything PURPLE?
- October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
- Purple is the color of domestic violence awareness.
- “Shine the Light” is a campaign in New York State to shine purple lights on buildings, wear purple or hold purple events during the month of October.
GO PURPLE...AND TALK ABOUT IT!
Awareness is the first step toward real change.
Top row, left to right: Electronic sign at Glens Falls Civic Center , Albany Law School illuminated in purple, Purple cake with purple ribbons, H. Lee Dennison County Office Building illuminated in purple, A group of 24 employees wearing purple
Bottom row, left to right: Mid-Hudson Bridge with purple necklace lights, Flags with purple lights, Times Square with purple electronic billboards, ASAP Daisies wearing purple t-shirts, Tabletop display with purple items, and Niagara Falls illuminated in purple
Visit www.opdv.ny.gov for more information and materials
See purple photos at www.facebook.com/NYSdomesticviolence
Send your photos to email@example.com
Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline, 24/7
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