Not only is October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it is domestic violence awareness month. Here are some shocking statistics about domestic violence in America:
Even though the majority of incidents aren’t reported, not all hope is lost. Throughout the month there has been an array of events in NYC to help bring awareness; below are the remaining, free/low cost events. If you or a friend/relative has been a victim of domestic violence, it is strongly encouraged that you speak up.
NYC residents: if you or a friend has been a victim, you may call 311 or the city’s domestic violence hotline at 800-621-HOPE.