The Coverdale Centre for Women is hosting a series of public awareness events about the impacts of family violence as part of the international Purple Ribbon campaign. At least 70 per cent of women that go to Coverdale are victims of family violence, said Coverdale board chairwoman Patricia Allan-Clark in an interview with the Telegraph-Journal. Members of the general public are invited to attend the following events organized by Coverdale and its community partners.
Thursday, Dec. 1: Family Violence and the Effects with Hestia House 12:15 pm, Coverdale Centre, 148 Waterloo St.
Friday, Dec. 2: A Discussion with Domestic Violence Outreach Services. 12:15 pm, Coverdale Centre, 148 Waterloo St.
Monday, December 5: Multicultural Perspectives on Domestic Violence. 12:15 pm, Coverdale Centre, 148 Waterloo St.
Tuesday, December 6: A March to Raise Awareness of Family Violence. 7 pm. March begins at Coverdale Centre and ends at King’s Square.
For more information contact Lynda Hanson at 634-0858 or Soleil Leger 634-1275.