City to Host a Virtual Walk in Support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Sep 15, 2020

In three weeks from this coming Saturday, the 2020 Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence will be held virtually on Saturday, October 10. Participants are asked to join in the virtual walk as digital partners and domestic violence awareness ambassadors by sharing awareness posts and messages on their social media platforms. 

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and for the 14th year, Mayor Steve Benjamin and Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine are hosting the annual walk. Due to the pandemic, a virtual walk will be promoted this year through social media platforms in lieu of an actual on site walk. In the interest of public health, this year's walk will take a digital approach to increasing awareness about domestic violence in our community. As a digital partner and domestic violence ambassador, you are asked to post and share on your personal social media platforms about domestic violence awareness month. By doing so, you will be educating others and helping to further raise awareness about the abuse and violence that is taking place in our community. Each person who registers will receive a free domestic violence awareness month kit. Items in the kit will help citizens spread the word about domestic violence to others and increase awareness in our community.

There is no cost to participate, but registration is required at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/120247063203. Participants can also search “Virtual Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence” on the Eventbrite website to register. 

For more information, contact the Public Relations, Media and Marketing Department at [email protected] or visit www.ColumbiaSC.gov