Dallas residents Paint the Town Purple

Dallas residents Paint the Town Purple

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This year, Councilmember Jennifer S. Gates, chair of the City of Dallas’ Domestic Violence Task Force, is raising awareness through the Paint the Town Purple campaign.

Paint the Town Purple encourages participants to support ending domestic violence by donating to domestic violence shelters and agencies to support victims, attending domestic violence awareness events in October or tying a purple ribbon around a tree or front door to show support for holding offenders accountable. The campaign also includes wearing purple on Wednesday, October 18 to be a visible sign of awareness.

Follow the campaign on Facebook at Dallas Domestic Violence Awareness Month, on Twitter @DallasDVTF and on Instagram @dallasdvtf with the hashtag #DVAwarenessMonth

Please see below for a list of locations where you can obtain a purple ribbon to tie around your tree for free, plus a calendar with events dedicated to raising awareness of domestic violence is attached.

District 1 Kidd Spring Recreation Center
711 W Canty St., 75208
Martin Weiss Recreation Center
1111 Martindell Ave, 75211
District 2 Grauwyler Park Library
2146 Gilford St., 75235
Samuell Grand Park
6200 E Grand Ave., 75223
District 3 Arcadia Recreation Center
5420 S. Arcadia Dr., 75211
Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center
5150 Mark Trail Way, 75232
District 4 Beckley-Saner Recreation Center
114 W. Hobson Ave., 75224
Paul Lawrence Dunbar Lancaster-Kiest Branch Library
2008 E Kiest Blvd., 75216
District 5 Prairie Creek Branch Library
9609 Lake June Rd., 75217
Pleasant Grove Library
7310 Lake June Rd., 75217
District 6 Bachman Lake Branch Library
9480 Webb Chapel Rd., 75220
Mattie Nash-Myrtle Davis Park
3710 N Hampton Rd., 75212
District 7 White Rock Hills Branch Library
9150 Ferguson Rd., 75228
MLK Center
2922 MLK Jr. Blvd., 75215
District 8 Tommie M. Allen Recreation Center
7071 Bonnie View Rd., 75241Singing Hills Park
1909 Crouch Rd., 75241
Janie C. Turner Recreation Center
6424 Elam Rd., 75217Kleberg-Riley Branch Library
1515 Edd Rd., 75253
District 9 Lochwood Branch Library
11221 Lochwood Blvd., 75218
Ridgewood/Belcher Recreation Center
6818 Fisher, 75214
District 10 Lake Highlands North Recreation Center
9940 White Rock Trail, 75238
Willie B Johnson Recreation Center
12225 Willowdell Dr., 75243
District 11 Churchill Recreation Center
6906 Churchill Way, 75230
Fretz Recreaction Center
6950 Belt Line Rd, 75254
District 12 Timberglen Recreation Center
3810 Timberglen Rd., 75287
Campbell Green Park and Recreation Center
16600 Park Hill Dr., 75248
District 13 Preston Royal Branch Library
5626 Royal Ln., 75229
Marcus Recreation Center
3003 Northaven Rd., 75229
District 14 Lakewood Branch Library
6121 Worth St., 75214
Oak Lawn Branch Library
4100 Cedar Springs Rd., 75219

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