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Virtual Displays: October 2020 - Domestic Violence, Homelessness and Poverty

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Homelessness, poverty, domestic violence

These issues are related and many are affected by more than one issue - major factors contributing to homelessness include lack of affordable housing, poverty, domestic violence, mental illness, addiction, unemployment, lack of affordable health care . . .
Please visit the links below to learn more about these issues, including ways you can help and ways you can find help.

 

Dalton State College Events for Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Awareness Week

  • Please join us for the annual "Clothesline Project" held in conjunction with The GreenHouse.  The Clothesline Project "is made up of t-shirts created by survivors of violence, or created in honor of someone who has experienced violence.  The mission of The Clothesline Project is to educate students and the community that violence is a problem everywhere, help is available, there is hope and a path to healing."
    • Monday, October 5 - Library Patio 9:30-11:30
    • Tuesday, October 6 - Health Professions 1st Floor 9:30 - 11:30
    • Wednesday, October 7 - Pope Student Center Patio 10:30 - 12:30
    • Thursday, October 8 - Peeples 1st Floor 9:30 - 11:30

 

  • Wednesday, October 7 12:00 Noon at the Bell Tower - Each year our Criminal Justice club/fraternity (LAE) hosts the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on behalf of the Northwest GA Family Crisis Center (NWGAFCC).  Click here to register 


  • Thursday, October 7 - 12:15 - 1:15  The Speak Out!  - This is a virtual event in support of National Coming Out Day.  To join, please use this link:  https://bit.ly/30qeejQ

 

Campus and Local Resources

Domestic Violence

Homelessness

Hunger

Available Resources