Oct. 2 is National Domestic Violence Awareness Wear Purple Day

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Help raise awareness to end domestic violence.

Take a stand.

Be a voice.

Show your support.

Wear PURPLE.

Send a strong message.

Domestic Violence is NEVER OK!!!

It will not be tolerated in our communities.

Wear PURPLE DAY is Oct. 2. We would like to flood our social media with Awareness, post all purple on that day and any days after.

Some Statics for DV in Louisiana:

Louisiana ranks the 2ndhighest rate of female homicides in the nation.

Louisiana consistently lead the nation in domestic homicides and have ranked in the top 5 almost every year since 1997. We were recently named 2ndin the nation behind Alaska.

On average 3 women are killed by a current or former intimate partner each day in America.

Domestic violence is not caused by anger, mental illness or drugs it is cause by the need for power and control.