Domestic violence is one of the most widespread and dangerous health and safety challenges in our community today.
Calling all dancers in Phoenix! We invite you to help us Paint Phoenix Purple in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The City of Phoenix’s Domestic Violence Campaign is holding a dance contest for youth that reside in the City of Phoenix, to raise awareness about domestic violence and increase knowledge about healthy relationships. For more information and to apply,click here. Must be submitted by September 16th, 2016 by 4:00pm. The top 5 dance routines will be invited to perform on Saturday, October 1st at Steele Indian School Park to be judged for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place.
Calling all artists age 14-18 in Phoenix! The City of Phoenix Domestic Violence Campaign is holding an art contest for youth ages 14 through 18 to create original art work designed to raise awareness about domestic violence and increase knowledge about healthy teen relationships. For more information and to apply,click here. Must be submitted by September 16th, 2016 by 4:00pm. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd will be presented on October 1st at Steele Indian School Park. Artwork will also be on display at the Phoenix City Hall October 3rd-7th.
Displaying purple throughout the community expresses a strong message there is no place for domestic violence in our community’s homes, neighborhoods, schools, or workplaces.
Paint Phoenix Purple is a local awareness campaign brought to you by a collaboration of more than 50 community, private and public organizations. Together we’ve created a “Road Map to Excellence: Making the City of Phoenix a National Leader in Preventing and Ending Domestic Violence.“