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From: Tracy Moreland, Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs, 503-655-8520 10-14-14

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Countywide events help raise awareness about domestic violence in Clackamas County

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and Clackamas County Health, Housing and Human Services (H3S), A Safe Place Family Justice Center and partners are promoting awareness events and activities throughout the month. Anyone interested can attend and learn more about preventing and identifying domestic violence in our communities. The following is a partial list of events in the county:

Coffee Talk: Transforming Trauma - Jennifer Hopkinson of Clackamas Women’s Services
October 15, 10 a.m. – 12 noon
150 Beavercreek Rd., DSB 115
Coffee Talk is an interactive speaker series sponsored by the Clackamas County Children, Youth, and Families Division.

Clackamas County State Legislative Candidates Forum
October 22, 2-4:30 p.m.
Abernethy Center 606 15th St., Oregon City

Rompe El Silencio/Break the Silence
October 23, 4-8 p.m.
Tacho’s Mexican Restaurant - 515 Molalla Ave., Oregon City
Los Niños Cuentan and partners are hosting a day of activities and resources for the whole family.

A Safe Place - Wellness Day for survivors and their children
October 25
256 Warner Milne Rd, Oregon City

Violence and Sacred Texts - Ron and Lori Clark of Agape Church of Christ
October 29, 9 a.m. – 12 noon
150 Beavercreek Rd, Oregon City DSB room 120
Information about domestic violence within faith communities, what spiritual abuse looks like, and how spiritual leaders can help.

Family Violence Coordinating Council: Inside the Minds of Abusive Men
Matt Johnston of Domestic Violence Safe Dialogue
October 29, 12-1:30 p.m.
Providence Willamette Falls 519 15th St, Oregon City

For more events and information see www.asafeplaceclackamas.org or Contact Sarah Groshell 503-557-5807 or sgroshell@clackamas.us

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