This October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), the Family Violence Prevention & Services Act (FVPSA) Program seeks to raise awareness of innovative and inclusive strategies and approaches that support children and youth exposed to domestic violence and their abused parents.
We challenge you to help us by entering our DVAM YOUTUBE CHALLENGE.
For a chance to win the grand prize of $5000, submit a video that highlights the innovative and inclusive way you are supporting children and youth exposed to DV and their abused parents.
FVPSA will award $10,000 in prizes:
1st prize: $5000
2nd prize: $3000
3rd prize: $2000
The competition begins on October 12th and ends November 2nd. FVPSA will only accept the first 150 videos so SUBMIT YOUR VIDEO TODAY!
For more information on eligibility, rules, and submission, please visit http://www.challenge.gov/challenge/domestic-violence-video-challenge.
In October, help Friend to Friend raise awareness on domestic violence! Friend to Friend offers emergency shelter to women and children escaping life-threatening abuse. Once they are safe, these families receive the tools and resources they need to begin rebuilding their life - a life built on respect, love and compassion.
The Friend to Friend Serenity House Emergency Shelter…Providing a safe sanctuary where individuals, families, and pets are welcomed, wrapped in support, and can begin to heal. Help us spread the word