NEWS AND UPDATES:
A Window Between Worlds – DV Awareness Campaign
Date: Friday, October 3, 2014 (2:15 – 2:30 pm)
Location: Mayor’s Office
The organization A Window Between Worlds is partnering with the City in a public awareness campaign regarding domestic violence victims and their struggles. A Window Between Worlds is a nationally recognized non-profit dedicated to using art to end domestic violence.
They are compiling an exhibit of photos of prominent public figures holding a paper handprint of their own creation with a statement about what they can do to end domestic violence; Mayor Garcetti will be participating in this project.
City of Los Angeles Domestic Violence Task Force Press Conference
Date: Friday, October 10, 2014 (9:00 am – 10:00 am)
Location: City Hall Rotunda
Participants: Mayor, Chief Beck, City Attorney, representatives of the City of LA DV Task Force / DART service providers
This press conference is held by the City of Los Angeles Domestic Violence Task Force and “A Window Between Worlds.” It will be commemorating Domestic Violence Awareness Month and showcasing the Task Force partnerships around this work.
Mayor’s Office Domestic Violence Awareness Month Press Conference
Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 (9:15 am – 9:45 am)
Location: City Hall
Participants: Mayor, Chiefs Moore and Albanese, City Attorney, recipients of the OVW grants / DART service providers.
This press conference will be announcing two grants from the Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women (Elder Abuse and FY 14 Arrest Policies), as well as a grant from Verizon. These grants will fund elder abuse programs, as well as support of our DART and expansion of our SART programs.