On Thursday, Oct. 18, help paint Alexandria purple and raise awareness about domestic violence by wearing or displaying purple. Use the hashtag #PurpleThursday on social media as YOUR opportunity to get involved, take a stand against domestic violence and express your solidarity with survivors of domestic violence and their families. Share your photos using the #PurpleThursday hashtag or email them to [email protected].
Purple Out Day is a regional event that brings together domestic violence first responders to promote awareness by wearing purple on a designated day in October. The color purple symbolizes the courage, persistence, honor and commitment to ending domestic violence.
For more information about Domestic Violence, visit alexandriava.gov/DomesticViolence.