October 2019 Newsletter
DV Awareness Month Launch
We were at the San Francisco City Hall for the October 2 Domestic Violence Awareness Month Launch. Over a dozen activist groups and community organizations gathered at the City Hall Steps on Polk Street to hear Mayor London Breed; Emily Murase, Director of the Department on the Status of Women; and Beverly Upton, Executive Director of San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium as well as other organization leaders deliver their messages. Cindy Wolfe, with members of the Native American community by her side, spoke out about seeking justice for the death of her daughter Jessica Alva, in which the family suspected foul play.
As the daylight began to fade, City Hall was lit up in purple to mark the beginning of 2019's DV Awareness Month.
In the group picture below, APA staff posed with Beverly Upton, Executive Director, San Francisco Domestic Violence Consortium (left) and Pamela Tate-Roger, Volunteer Outreach Coordinator, The Riley Center/Services for Survivors of Domestic Violence (middle).
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