Shine the Light on Woman Abuse

Location:Oshawa City Hall 50 Centre St. S, Oshawa, ON
Start date:November 1, 2016
Time:06:00 PM – 08:00 PM

We launch the month of purple on November 1st, 2016 with a presentation ceremony of proclamations for the municipalities of OSHAWA, WHITBY, AJAX, PICKERING, UXBRIDGE, BROCK.

Ceremony: 6:00pm at Civic Square, East Courtyard entrance , Oshawa City Hall at 50 Centre St., Oshawa
Reception: 6:30pm at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, (across from City Hall/Civic Square), 72 Queen St

There is a reception following the ceremony featuring guest speaker Mr. Chris Buckley, President of the Ontario Federation of Labour and resident of Durham. Light refreshments will be served.

The Social Action Committee of Durham along with other communities in Ontario and in partnership with the London Abuse Women`s Shelter launch the annual provincial campaign "Shine the Light on Woman Abuse" to show abused women and their children that we support them in their quest to live a life free from violence and abuse; and to raise the profile of resources in the community that can help support abused women through their journey.

Why Purple? Purple is a symbol of courage, survival and honour, and has come to symbolize the fight to end woman abuse.

With your support we hope, once again, to turn our communities purple during the month of November.

Social Action Committee of Durham

Events calendar

MAR 29+
Jun 15 – Jun 15, 2017 Collingwood
MAR 29+
Sep 12 – Jun 26, 2017 Barrie
MAR 29+
Sep 14 – Jun 14, 2017 East York
MAR 29+
Sep 20 – May 16, 2017 Don Mills
MAR 29+
Sep 30 – Jun 9, 2017 Guelph
MAR 29+
Oct 1 – Oct 7, 2017 Newmarket
MAR 29+
Oct 2 – Aug 27, 2017 Toronto