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DVAM Reading List

This year, HSCADV is partnering with the Hawaiʻi State Public Library System to highlight this year’s theme, #Every1KnowsSome1, and show how common domestic violence is and that it is more than just physical violence.  Each library in the state will showcase books that address domestic violence.

Check out the books from the reading list here at any Hawaiʻi public library or click the image on the left.

DVAM Zoom Backgrounds

Join HSCADV in commemorating DVAM by using these Zoom backgrounds with this year’s theme, #Every1KnowsSome1.  Download the backgrounds by right clicking on the images and selecting “Save image as”.

DVAM 2022 Calendar

(This calendar is subject to change.)

DVAM 2022 Kick-Off Sign Waving

Friday, September 30th, 9:00am-10:00am
Location: Child & Family Service (CFS) Ewa Beach Office, Oʻahu
Hosted by Child & Family Service.  Sign waving campaign at the CFS Ewa office along Fort Weaver Road.  Setup begins at 8:00am.  Parking is available in the main CFS parking lot.  Signs will be provided, but people may bring their own.

Clothesline Project 96792

October 1st-31st
Location: Hale Naʻau Pono ʻOhana Kakoʻo Resource Center, Waiʻanae, Oʻahu
Hosted by the Waiʻanae Coast Community Mental Health Center (WCCMHC).  A display of t-shirts and shorts representing both survivors and offenders’ voices and expressions.

1,000 Purple Ribbons Distribution Campaign

October 1st-31st
Location: Hale Naʻau Pono ʻOhana Kakoʻo Resource Center, Waiʻanae, Oʻahu
Hosted by the Waiʻanae Coast Community Mental Health Center (WCCMHC).  1,000 purple ribbons will be distributed throughout the month of October.  More details to come.

DVAM 2022 Kick Off Sign Making and Waving

Saturday, October 1st, 8:00am-10:00am
Location: Hale Naʻau Pono ʻOhana Kakoʻo Resource Center, Waiʻanae, Oʻahu
Hosted by the Waiʻanae Coast Community Mental Health Center (WCCMHC).  Sign waving campaign along Farrington Highway fronting Hale Naʻau ʻOhana Kakoʻo Resource Center.  RSVP REQUIRED.  To RSVP, please call (808) 696-4598.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Saturday, October 1st, 8:00am-2:00pm
Location: Maui Mall Center Court, Maui
Hosted by Women Helping Women.  Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an opportunity for everyone to raise awareness in their community about the serious causes, effects, and remediation to men’s sexualized violence.  The event organizes around men literally walking one mile in women’s high-heeled shoes to spark self-reflection and conversations about sex and gender biases, gender identity, and gender relations.  For more information on the event, click here.

DVAM Sunset Remembrance

Sunday, October 2nd, 5:00pm
Location: Ala Moana Beach Park across L&L Drive Inn (Waikīkī side), Oʻahu
Hosted by Pouhana ʻO Nā Wahine.  Join Pouhana ʻO Nā Wahine with honoring the resilience of fellow survivors of domestic violence along with our lost loved ones.  Lei and flowers will be released into the ocean.

IBM Building Lights Up Purple

October 3rd-10th
Location: IBM Building, Oʻahu
The IBM Building at Ward Center will be lit up in purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Share Your #1THING on Social Media

Monday, October 3rd
Hosted by the Domestic Violence Action Center.  Share your #1THING that you can do today to help address the issues of domestic violence in Hawaiʻi.

Safety for Victims Sign Waving

Wednesday, October 5th, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Location: Queen Kaʻahumanu Mall, Maui
Hosted by Women Helping Women.  Sign waving campaign in front of Queen Kaʻahumanu Mall.

34th Annual Family Violence Peace Walk and Vigil

Friday, October 7th, 4:00pm
Location: Aupuni Center Conference Room, 101 Pauahi St, Hilo, Hawaiʻi Island
Hosted by Child & Family Service.  To remember those who have lost their lives to domestic violence, empower those who live with domestic violence, and encourage love within our community.  Register for the vigil here.

OIA Football: Waiʻanae vs. Campbell Resource Table

Friday, October 7th, 7:30pm
Location: Waiʻanae High School, Oʻahu
Visit the WCCMHC resource table at the Waiʻanae vs. Campbell football game.

Dynamics of Domestic Violence: Recognition, Roles, & Response

Friday, October 7th, 9:00am-11:30am
Location: Zoom (Online).  Register here.
This is Part 1 of the “DV101: Fundamentals of Domestic Violence – 2022 Webinar Series,” a basic training designed for agency staff who encounter domestic violence.  This webinar includes opening remarks by HSCADV Executive Director, Angelina Mercado, and Sanoe Kaʻaihue, Executive Director of Women Helping Women.

Leeward Community College: Waiʻanae Moku Resource Table

Tuesday, October 11th
Location: Leeward Community College, Oʻahu
Visit the WCCMHC resource table at Leeward Community College.

Candlelight Vigil and Silent Remembrance

Wednesday, October 12th
More details to come.

Sign Waving

Wednesday, October 12th
Location: CFS Kukui Center Office, Oʻahu
Hosted by Child & Family Service.  Sign waving campaign in front of Aloha United Way or the CFS Kukui Center office, exact location and time TBD.  Plan for street parking.  Signs will be provided.

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)’s 28th Anniversary

Thursday, October 13th
Today recognizes the ways each VAWA reauthorization has built upon existing protections and programs to better meet survivors’ needs.

Understanding and Working with Domestic Violence Offenders

Friday, October 14th, 9:00am-11:30am
Location: Zoom (Online).  Register here.
This is Part 2 of the “DV101: Fundamentals of Domestic Violence – 2022 Webinar Series,” a basic training designed for agency staff who encounter domestic violence.  This webinar features Jill Araki, LSW, ACWS, MSW, Program Supervisor, and Shellyann Osby, Counselor Advocate, of Parents and Children Together (PACT).

Honolulu Pride Parade

Saturday, October 15th
Join organizations to stand in solidarity with and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in Hawaiʻi.

NNEDV Week of Action

October 17th-23rd
Hosted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence as part of this year’s campaign theme, #Every1KnowsSome1.  Click here for more details on Week of Action.

NNEDV Week of Action: Media Monday

Monday, October 17th
Hosted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence as part of this year’s campaign theme, #Every1KnowsSome1.  Journalists have a responsibility to cover domestic violence responsibly and survivors deserve for their stories to be treated with respect. Join us as we dive into helpful resources.  Click here for more details on Week of Action.

Safety for Victims Sign Waving

Monday, October 17th, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Location: Lahaina Cannery Mall, Maui
Hosted by Women Helping Women.  Sign waving campaign in front of Lahaina Cannery Mall.

NNEDV Week of Action: Twitter Chat Tuesday

Tuesday, October 18th
Hosted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence as part of this year’s campaign theme, #Every1KnowsSome1.  Join us from 3:00-4:00 PM ET as we explore the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV)’s DVAM theme: “No Survivor Justice Without Racial Justice.”  More info here.  Click here for more details on Week of Action.

NNEDV Week of Action: DVAM Day of Giving

Wednesday, October 19th
Hosted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence as part of this year’s campaign theme, #Every1KnowsSome1.  Survivors, advocates, and programs urgently need support.  We’ll be sharing resources, ways to get involved, and creative fundraising ideas that anyone can use.  Click here for more details on Week of Action.

YWCA Kauaʻi Annual Candlelight Vigil

Wednesday, October 19th, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location: Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, Līhuʻe, Kauaʻi
Hosted by YWCA Kauaʻi.  Join them on centering survivors and their stories through a candle-lighting ceremony to honor victims of domestic violence in Hawaiʻi.  For more information, click here.

NNEDV Week of Action: Purple Thursday

Thursday, October 20th
Hosted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence as part of this year’s campaign theme, #Every1KnowsSome1.  It’s our favorite day of #DVAM: #PurpleThursday!  We’ll be wearing purple to show our support for survivors and our commitment to ending violence.  Click here for more details on Week of Action.

Sign Waving: Waipahu High School

Thursday, October 20th
Location: Waipahu High School, Oʻahu
Hosted by the Student Government and Council of Waipahu High School.  Sign waving campaign along Farrington Highway fronting Waipahu High School at 7:00am and healthy relationship promotion/domestic violence awareness at lunchtime.

NNEDV Week of Action: Pay It Forward Friday

Friday, October 21st
Hosted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence as part of this year’s campaign theme, #Every1KnowsSome1.  There are plenty of ways to support domestic violence survivors and advocates.  We’ll help you learn how you can take action online and in your community.  Click here for more details on Week of Action.

Serving Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

Friday, October 21st, 9:00am-11:30am
Location: Zoom (Online).  Register here.
This is Part 3 of the “DV101: Fundamentals of Domestic Violence – 2022 Webinar Series,” a basic training designed for agency staff who encounter domestic violence.  This webinar features Denby Toci, MA, Program Director of Child & Family Service (CFS).

Safety for Victims Sign Waving

Friday, October 21st, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Location: Wananalua Church, Hāna, Maui
Hosted by Women Helping Women.  Sign waving campaign in Hāna at Wananalua Church.

NNEDV Week of Action: Speak Up Saturday

Saturday, October 22nd
Hosted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence as part of this year’s campaign theme, #Every1KnowsSome1.  Local, state, and federal policy is crucial to our work to end domestic violence, and we need your voice to join us.  Click here for more details on Week of Action.

Chocolate Tasting for Women Helping Women

Saturday, October 22nd, 11:00am
Location: Maui Kuʻia Estate Chocolate, 78 Ulupono Street, Suite 1, Lahaina, Maui
Hosted by Kuʻia Estate.  Indulge your sweet tooth with homegrown Maui chocolate to help Women Helping Women.  100% of proceeds will go to Women Helping Women.  Call (844) 844-5842 or visit here to book a tasting experience.

DVAC Gala Event: Be a Torch for Change

Saturday, October 22nd, 3:30pm-9:30pm
Location: Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Oʻahu
Join the Domestic Violence Action Center at their annual Gala Event at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.  This year’s theme is Be a Torch for Change.  More information on the gala can be found here.

NNEDV Week of Action: Support Survivors Sunday

Sunday, October 23rd
Hosted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence as part of this year’s campaign theme, #Every1KnowsSome1.  Every survivor deserves support, whether they choose to share their stories or not.  Close out the week by learning how you can help create safety for the survivors in your life.  Click here for more details on Week of Action.

Honolulu Hale Lights Up Purple

October 24th-28th
Location: Honolulu Hale, Oʻahu
Honolulu Hale will be lit up in purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The Voices of Men: Rediscovering the Mature Masculine

Thursday, October 27th, 8:30am-10:30am
Location: Zoom (Online).  Register here.
Sponsored by Nā Leo Kāne Collective, PAU Violence Program, Ke Ola Mamo, and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health.   Primary prevention of domestic violence must include engaging men as allies.  This public health approach stops the violence before it starts and encourages men to live into their authentic selves, thus allowing men to participate in healthy, equitable, and respectful relationships.  Authentic masculinity, in part, is associated with healthily connecting to one’s mind, physical body, and spirit.  Guest panelists will share how they practice these dimensions in their own lives and the critical role men can play in preventing domestic violence.

Mana Wāhine Community Celebration & Mural Unveiling

Friday, October 28th, 4:30pm
Location: YWCA Kauaʻi Women’s Center, 3094 Elua Street, Līhuʻe, Kauaʻi
Hosted by YWCA Kauaʻi.  Their Mana Wāhine (Powerful Women) Mural project, in partnership with Kamawaelualani and Moʻolelo Murals, is ready for its big debut!  Join them for an evening of festivities.  For more information on the event, click here.

Safety for Victims Sign Waving

Friday, October 28th, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Location: Lānaʻi
Hosted by Women Helping Women.  Sign waving campaign in Lānaʻi.

Queer Undas: A Soulful Day of Power

Sunday, October 30th, 3:30pm-6:30pm
Location: Ala Moana Beach Park, Magic Island, Oʻahu
In the Philippines, Undas is a time of remembrance and celebration of the lives of our ancestors.  Join us for a day of ritual in honor of Hawaiʻi Pride, Domestic Violence Awareness, and Filipinx History Months.  A sunset ritual will take place at 5:56pm.  Please bring a fish to share, potluck style, as well as a picture of an ancestor and atang (food offering) are encouraged.

DVAM Sign Waving

Monday, October 31st, 5:00pm
Location: Hale Naʻau Pono ʻOhana Kakoʻo Resource Center, Waiʻanae, Oʻahu
Hosted by WCCMHC.  DVAM sign waving campaign along Farrington Highway fronting Hale Naʻau Pono ʻOhana Kakoʻo Resource Center.  RSVP REQUIRED.  To RSVP, please call (808) 696-4598.

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