October 1, 2012 Advocacy, Current Events, Domestic Violence and Disabilities 0 Comments

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) will be joined Oct. 2 by a coalition of advocates, elected officials, non-profit leaders, and survivors to illuminate the signs of Times Square purple as a part of OPDV’s statewide Shine the Light on Domestic Violence Campaign.

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Nine major Times Square billboards, including ABC Supersign, American Eagle, Bank of America, Clear Channel Spectacolor, Disney, TSQ Digital, Nasdaq, Thomson Reuters and Walgreens were simultaneously lit up in purple to shine a light on an issue that impacts nearly one in four women in America. Also in Manhattan, the Con Edison Clock Tower turned purple and will shine as a beacon of domestic violence awareness through October 18th.6:30 pm on Tuesday, 10.2.12 Shine The Light on Domestic Violence in Times Square

To attend: Go to Military Island Intersection of Broadway and 7th Ave at 44th Street. Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence and Join us for a Special Lighting Ceremony Special Guest – Eve Ensler. Remember to wear purple – and bring an umbrella in case it rains!!

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