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    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Domestic Violence Awareness Month Activity Ideas

    • Invite Laura's House to speak at your school.
    • During the school announcements over the PA system, have teachers, counselors, and the principle state a teen dating violence fact.
    • Conduct a Purple Ribbon Campaign.
    • Supply students with Purple Ribbons.
    • Get approval to Purple Ribbon your campus trees.
    • Make large purple ribbons for teachers to put on their doors.
    • Paint your school with DV/TDV facts.
    • Collect donations for the Laura's House resale store.
    • Gently used clothing for men, women and children.
    • Create a teen dating abuse PSA to be played at your school.
    • Hold a poetry/rap slam.
    • Organize a TDV walk for your school.
    • Speak with the head coach and encourage him to ask all players during February games to wear purple socks. Encourage a sock company to sponsor the games.
    • Respect Week: each day for a week during the month of October, designate a way to show support by encouraging students to wear – purple shirts, nails, hoodie, sunglasses, scarf, etc...
    • Dance Marathon to raise funds for Laura’s House.
    See All Activities during October.