Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) was launched nationwide in October 1987 as a way to connect and unite individuals and organizations working on domestic violence issues and raise awareness.
Over the last three decades, much progress has been made to support domestic violence victims ans survivors, to hold abusers accountable, and to create and update legislation to further those goals.
In honor of the 30th anniversary of DVAM this October, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
has created a social media campaign -- #DVAMTurns30 -- and accompanying toolkit to help passionate supporters everywhere spread the word and raise awareness about this historic anniversary!
You can play an important role in honoring the accomplishments made and showing your support for victims and survivors by downloading the toolkit and sharing the content on your social networks. The #DVAMTurns30 Social Media Toolkit includes ...
Easy-to-print placards to use in selfies
Curated blog post collection educating readers about domestic violence
Sample social media messages
List of 30 accomplishments from the domestic violence field over the past 30 years
22 informational memes about domestic violence statistics -- plus both the "Take A Stand" logo and the "DVAM Anniversary" logo!
More information about how you can get involved as a voice against domestic violence all year long.