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.

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.