2018 Domestic Violence Awareness Month

DVAM updates!

NNEDV 2018 Week of Action

Below you will find DVAM 2018 Week of Action put together by NNEDV.

If applicable, work to apply these actions locally within North Dakota.

Sunday, October 14: #SelflessSunday

Donate your time, money, or in-kind donations to CAWS North Dakota or local domestic violence program.
Take action:

Monday, October 15: #MyVoiceMonday

Have you helped pass legislation that supports survivors? Have you written an article about domestic violence in your community? Tell us how YOU are a voice against violence. Take action:

Tuesday, October 16: Twitter Chat Tuesday

Join NNEDV’s Twitter Chat from 3:00-4:00 PM (ET). We will be discussing #Safety4Survivors.
Take action:

Wednesday, October 17: #WokeWednesday

Take action! You can make  a difference by advocating for legislation and elected officials that support survivors. Take action:

Thursday, October 18: #PurpleThursday

Wear purple to show your support for survivors and for ending domestic violence! Share your purple on social media using #PurpleThursday. Take action:

Friday, October 19: Fame Friday

Support survivors by analyzing how we, as a society, talk about domestic violence. Domestic violence is present in the pop culture we consume – through music, movies, television, books, and media. Share how you are reframing these narratives to support survivors. Take action:

Saturday, October 20: #TechSafety Saturday

Technology has a major impact on survivors. Newly emerging technologies are cause for conversation about the ways that this technology can be misused to harm survivors, but also how these technologies can help hold offenders accountable and be a source of connection for survivors. Take action:

  • Download our Tech Safety App (now also available in Spanish | Ahora disponible en español).
  • Update your privacy setting on social media – we have handy guides on privacy and safety on Facebook.
  • The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to devices connected to each other and to a device or app that can control them (think smart homes). Check out this series of handouts describing the risks and potential benefits of the new wave of IoT devices.