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Delta Sigma Theta holds ‘Voices of Violets’

Delta Sigma Theta holds ‘Voices of Violets’

Domestic Violence Awareness Community Event

Submitted by Kelly Allen

     BROWARD COUNTY, FL – The South Broward Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, in conjunction with Women in Distress of Broward County and the Miramar Police Department, will hold a Domestic Violence Awareness Community Event on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Broward College-West Campus, 1930 S.W. 145 Ave., Miramar, Fla. This event is free and open to the public.

Together with community partners, Broward Women’s Victims Coalition, Miramar Police Department, Black Nurses Association, Broward College and Broward Outreach Center, The Domestic Violence Awareness Event is an effort to educate and empower people who have been personally affected by domestic violence and/or those seeking more information. Topics include intimate partner violence and teen dating, social constructs that perpetuate violence, and boundaries and expectations within a healthy relationship.

The first portion of the day begins at 8:30 a.m. with breakfast, followed by entertainment and our guest speaker, Carolyn Lordeus, the Executive Director and the Founder of Safe Outlet. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., there will be a free community re-source fair featuring non-profit organizations and a live broad-cast from WMIB 103.5 The Beat.

Donations are being solicited through SBAC committees for gently used purses & tote bags, cell phones, toiletries, diapers and baby wipes. Online donations are accepted through Eventbrite at: to financially benefit the Women in Distress of Broward County organization.

Individuals may call (954) (954) 303-3585 or email for more information.

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