WHAT: City of Houston and Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council Recognize October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Press Conference and Presentation of Proclamation
WHEN: Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Press Conference: 1:00pm
Presentation of Proclamation: 1:30pm
WHERE: Press Conference: City Hall, Rotunda, 901 Bagby, 77002
Proclamation Presentation: City Council Chambers, 2nd floor
WHY: In order to create awareness about the extent to which domestic violence pervades our society, District C Council Member Ellen Cohen is partnering with the Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (HCDVCC) to recognize October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Houston.
The HCDVCC seeks to increase access to services and safety for victims of domestic violence, build collaborative efforts to hold perpetrators accountable for their crime, and coordinate efforts to reduce and prevent domestic violence in Houston.