Province-wide

Family Violence Prevention Month

Date: November 2018
Location: Conversations on social media using #GoPurpleAB
Organization(s): Alberta Community and Social Services (@AlbertaCSS)
Details: Show your support for healthy relationships and ending family violence. Find out more

Beaumont

Walk for Awareness – Climb the Hill

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Location: Starting at St. Columba Anglican Church (5703 – 50 Avenue) and ending at Chantal Berube Youth Centre (5202 – 50 Street), Beaumont
Organization(s): Beaumont Family and Community Support Services
Details: Climb the hill to bring awareness to those struggling with family violence. Refreshments and a BBQ to follow. Find out more

Calgary

Family Violence Prevention Month Proclamation

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Location: Wyckham House, 2nd floor lounge, Mount Royal University, Calgary
Organization(s): City of Calgary, Calgary Domestic Violence Collective
Details: Launch event featuring official proclamation, Calgary Hitmen community ambassadors against domestic violence and agency fair. Find out more

Calgary Domestic Violence Collective and Calgary Hitman Advocacy Game

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary
Organization(s): Calgary Domestic Violence Collective, Calgary Hitmen
Details: A hockey game between the Calgary Hitmen and Medicine Hat Tigers to show support for Family Violence Prevention Month. View details

The Ghomeshi Effect

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Location: Wright Theatre, 4825 Mount Royal Gate Southwest, Calgary
Organization(s): Family Violence Coordinating Council, Government of Alberta
Details: The Ghomeshi Effect, a documentary dance-theatre performance that tackles sexual violence in Canada. Find out more

3rd Annual Bridging Communities Conference

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Location: Ross Glen Hall, Mount Royal University, Calgary
Organization(s): Calgary Domestic Violence Collective
Details: An interdisciplinary conference on family violence prevention. View details

Focus on Family Violence Mini-Conference

Date: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Location: Performance Hall, New Central Library, 800 3rd Street SE
Organization(s): East Calgary Family Violence Collaborative
Details: A free conference highlighting domestic violence and trauma. Get more information

Cochrane

The Ghomeshi Effect

Date: Monday, November 5, 2018
Location: Cochrane Ranchhouse Theatre
Organization(s): Family Violence Coordinating Council, Government of Alberta
Details: The Ghomeshi Effect, a documentary dance-theatre performance that tackles sexual violence in Canada.Get more information

Edmonton

Family Violence Prevention Month Proclamation

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Location: City Hall, Edmonton
Organization(s): City of Edmonton, Community Initiatives Against Family Violence
Details: Learn more about how to prevent family violence and navigate the legal system during the City of Edmonton's proclamation event. Get more information

Family Violence Prevention Month cupcakes

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 9 am to 10 am
Location: 3rd Floor, Provincial Tower, Room 3142, Edmonton Law Courts, 1A Sir Winston Churchill Square
Organization(s): Edmonton Emergency Protection Order Program (Legal Aid Alberta)
Details: Enjoy cupcakes and drinks in purple cups outside to show support to Family Violence Prevention Month.

Documentary Screening: Finding Jenn's Voice

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Location: Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) in Room 1-490
Organization(s): Edmonton John Howard Society's The Family Violence Prevention Centre and the University of Alberta
Details: As a kick-off to the White Ribbon Campaign happening throughout the month of November. The documentary screening and debriefing session will inform you about community resources for family violence. Get more information

Family Violence Awareness Day

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Location: Concordia University, Tegler Student Centre
Organization(s): Concordia University
Details: Learn more about how to prevent family violence. Get more information

The Ghomeshi Effect

Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Location:  Myer Horowitz Theatre, University of Alberta
Organization(s):Family Violence Coordinating Council, Government of Alberta
Details: The Ghomeshi Effect is a documentary dance-theatre performance that tackles sexual violence in Canada. Get more information

18th Annual Diverse Voices Family Violence Conference

Date: November 13 to 15, 2018
Location: Fantasyland Hotel, West Edmonton Mall
Organization(s): Children Services (Edmonton Region), Lives in Transition, Edmonton Violence Prevention Centre, Changing Together, WIN House, A Safe Place, Strathcona County Family and Community Services, Covenant Health, The Family Centre, Legal Aid Alberta, City of Edmonton, Today Family Violence Help Centre
Details: A conference considering the impact of family violence across generations and cultures. Find out more

Breakfast with the Guys

Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Location: 10111 Bellamy Hill Rd NW, Chateau Lacombe Hotel
Organization(s): Alberta Council of Women's Shelters
Details: Join other leaders from all areas of business, sport, industry, government, culture and social services to talk about how your actions matter, too. Get more details

Grande Prairie

Family Violence Prevention Month Proclamation

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Location: Eastlink Centre, 10 Knowledge Way
Organization(s): Odyssey House
Details: Find out more

Grande Prairie Storm Hockey Game

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018
Location: Revolution Place at 7:30 pm
Organization(s): Odyssey House
Details: Keep an eye open to see the players sporting purple stickers on their helmets in support of preventing family violence. Find out more

Breakfast with the Guys

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Location: Grande Prairie Regional College – Howler's Lounge
Organization(s): Odyssey House
Details: Focus on men and boys ending violence against women and girls Find out more

Access Dental Free Day

Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Location: Grande Prairie Regional College – Howler's Lounge
Organization(s): Odyssey House
Details: Access Dental Free Day of Dentistry for those accessing our services Find out more

Go Purple Event

Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Organization(s): Odyssey House
Details: #GOPURPLE – take a selfie in your purple clothing, add the hashtag #GoPurple on social media to show your support. Find out more

Take Back the Night March

Date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Location: Muskoseepi Park Pavillion – 6:30 pm
Organization(s): Odyssey House
Details: March around the park and join in for food, sign making and a keynote speaker. Find out more

Okotoks

Breakfast with the Guys – Foothills

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018
Location: Best Western Plus Okotoks Inn & Suites, 100 Southbank Road
Organization(s): Rowan House Society
Details: Enjoy a networking breakfast, followed by a presentation by former Calgary Stampeder's experience with family violence. Get more details

Peace River

A Better Man screening

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Location: River City Cinema, 10035 – 101 Street
Organization(s): Peace River Regional Women's Shelter and Stepping Up
Details: A free community screening followed by discussion and Q & A. View more details

Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Family Violence Prevention Month Kick-Off Breakfast

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Location: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165, 9317 Huggard Street, Fort McMurray
Organization(s): Family Violence Coordinating Council
Details: Join us for breakfast as we kick off Family Violence Prevention Month. Find out more

Family Violence Prevention Month Kick-off Breakfast

Date: Thursday, November 1 at 9 to 11 am
Location: Royal Canadian Legion, Wood Buffalo
Organization(s): Family Violence Coordinating Council
Details: Learn more about a regional approach to supporting and raising awareness around family violence prevention. Find out more

Go Purple Information Booths

Date: November 6, 13, 14, 20 and 30
Location:
Nov 13 at 10am to 4 pm, Keyano College
Nov 14 at 10am to 4 pm, Northern Lights Regional Health Centre;
Nov 20 at 10am to 4 pm, Provincial Building
Nov 30 at 7pm to 9pm, Oil Barons Home Game
Details: There will Go Purple Information Booths throughout Wood Buffalo. Chat about how together, we can help raise awareness and prevent family violence in the Wood Buffalo region.

The Ghomeshi Effect Workshop

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9 am to 11 am
Location: Suncor Centre for the Performing Arts, Fort McMurray
Organization(s): Waypoints, Arts Council Wood Buffalo and The Ghomeshi Effect cast/crew
Details: An interactive workshop for local artists/ performers to learn how to take a difficult or controversial subject matter and turn it into a performance/art. Find out more

The Ghomeshi Effect Performance

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7 pm to 9 pm
Location: Suncor Centre for the Performing Arts, Fort McMurray
Organization(s): Waypoints
Details: The Ghomeshi Effect, a documentary dance-theatre performance that tackles sexual violence in Canada. Find out more

Violence, Victimization & Trauma: The Complexity of Trauma Responses

Date: November 21 to 22, 2018
Location: Shell Place (MacDonald Island Park), Fort McMurray
Organization(s): Family Violence Coordinating Council, Alberta Community and Social Services
Details: A multi-disciplinary training on the trauma-informed approach to working with clients who have experienced violence, abuse and/or neglect. View more details

Good Red Road Workshop

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: The Station Event Centre, Bay 5, 8102 Fraser Ave, Fort McMurray
Organization(s): Waypoints
Details: Explore how traditional Indigenous teachings can help create healthy families and communities. View more details

Rimbey

5th Annual Creating a Vision for Non-Violence Conference

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018, from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Location: Peter Lougheed Community Centre, 5109 54 St
Organization(s): Central Alberta Regional Coalition
Details: An opportunity to network and gain more insight and information about family violence.  View details

Rocky Mountain House

Women Standing Together

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Location: Lou Soppit Community Centre, Rocky Mountain House
Organization(s): Mountain Rose Women's Shelter Association
Details: Join women for a wine and cheese evening in taking action to prevent domestic violence in our community. Find out more

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