Check out our brand spankin’ new Boulevard Banner, displayed in Alameda (between September 30th and October 14th on Central at Oak) and over East 14th Street in downtown San Leandro from October 20 through November 3rd.
On October sixth’s San Leandro City Council meeting (7 p.m.; City Council Chambers, 835 East 14th Street), Building Futures will accept a proclamation declaring October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
October 7th, we’ll join members of the City of Alameda Domestic Violence Task Force at Alameda City Council Meeting (7 p.m.; City Hall Chambers, 2263 Santa Clara Ave. Alameda) to accept a special proclamation declaring freedom from Domestic Violence to be a basic human right.
October 16th from 4:30 tp 6:30, the Alameda Domestic Violence Task Force presents “Step Up and Speak Out!” on the steps of Alameda City Hall. Speakers include Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore, County Supervisor Wilma Chan, District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, and Alameda Police Chief Paul Rolleri. The event also includes a resource fair and world music by MUSE!
October 24 is Alameda County’s 12th Annual Day of Remembrance, which honors those who have died as a result of domestic violence. The event includes art and information exhibits, high profile speakers and a Reading of Names and Bell Ringing Ceremony. Building Futures played a leadership role in founding this event, and always participates.
The Alameda County
Fire Department created this
powerful video (below) on
the insidious effects of
domestic violence, how to
recognize the signs, and the importance of talking about it.
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