Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence

12 Ways You Can Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence
for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October:
 DV Stand
1. Organize a vigil and a moment of silence on October 1st at 11am EST to remember the victims of domestic violence and/or contribute to the Remember My Name project (http://www.ncadv.org/programs/remember-my-name). Send us your event information (when, where, date, time, and link) and we will post it to our national event listing page.
2. Take a selfie or group photo and share why and how you are standing up against domestic violence. Use our printable sign http://ncadv.org/TAS%20placard.pdf and hashtags #tasncadv #STANDwithNCADV #takeastand and we will add you to our twitter feed, Facebook and Pinterest. Email your photos to mainoffice@ncadv.org.
3. Share what you have already done or are doing to stop domestic violence on our Facebook wall (www.facebook.com/supportNCADV) or post to your own social media with our hashtags #NCADV # #takeastand #STANDwithNCADV.
4. Contact your local media and lawmakers by calling, emailing or sending them a letter asking them to be aware and work for change. You can use our statistics at http://www.ncadv.org/learn/statistics to support your message.
5. Connect with a local domestic violence program and see how you can help. To find a program or shelter near you go to https://www.domesticshelters.org/.
6. Collect cellphones and start a cellphone recycling drive for free. Get info on how at: http://www.ncadv.org/act/donate/donateaphone.
8. Wear Purple and tell everyone why!
9. Mobilize your network and hold your own event. Use these resources:http://www.ncadv.org/takeastandmain/get-involved. Then, share your event with NCADV on social media using these hashtags #tasncadv #takeastand #STANDwithNCADV. Send us your event information (when, where, date, time, and link) and we will post it to our national event listing page.
10. Donate online to http://www.ncadv.org/takeastandmain/contribute or at Mobile Cause by texting #takeastand to 41444 to help give domestic violence victims a voice!
11. Buy Take A Stand, NCADV and No More products to show what you stand for at http://shop.ncadv.org/shop_ncadv
12. Become an NCADV member and take a stand against domestic violence with us at: http://www.ncadv.org/component/content/article/2-default/63-membership-benefits
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