Somerville Annual Domestic Violence Vigil to be Held Wednesday, October 2

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, the Somerville Commission for Women and RESPOND Inc. announce the annual Candlelight Vigil in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Wednesday, October 2, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Statue Park in Davis Square. The vigil is an annual event bringing the community together in remembrance of those who have lost their lives over the last year to domestic violence.

In addition to the vigil, attendees will be invited to view the Clothesline Project, a visual display that honors survivors as well as victims of intimate partner violence.

For more information contact Community Services Manager, Chris Hosman, at 617-625-6600 x2406 or chosman@somervillema.gov. For more information about domestic violence resources or support services, contact RESPOND at their Hotline number 617-623-5900 (TTY accessible for the hearing impaired), or visit http://www.respondinc.org.

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