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Mayor declares Domestic Violence Awareness Month

 

October 7, 2021

Mayor Mark Jensen proclaimed October 2021 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month during Monday's meeting.

He also declared October 21, 2021 as Wear Purple Thursday and encouraged members of the community to participate in activities organized by Working Against Violence for Everyone (WAVE) and other national organizations.

According to the declaration, one in four women and one in seven men will experience domestic violence in their lifetimes and anyone can become a victim of domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month was first held in October of 1987 according to the National Coal...



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