Accordingly, you should confirm the accuracy and completeness of all posted information before making any decision related to any data presented on this site.Carole Alexy worked for more than 40 years as an advocate to end violence against women.Contributions to the Carole Alexy Legacy Fund are dedicated to support the efforts of PCADV to develop and implement policies to improve legal, social and economic aspects of the lives of victims of domestic violence and their families. On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Tuesday, November 28 is known nationally as #Giving Tuesday, a chance for people to support the charities they care about and help make a difference in the world.On this day, and throughout the year, we'd like you to consider making a donation to PCADV.One in three women and one in four men have been victims of physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime, and nearly one in five women and one in seventy-one men have reported experiencing rape at some time in their lives.
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The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence will pay homage to the victims killed in the last year at the hands of domestic violence during a ceremony Monday, October 16 at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Rotunda. ceremony punctuates October as national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an annual campaign that honors victims and survivors, celebrates advocates, and shines a light on intimate partner violence.
State legislators will be reading the names of the more than 100 victims from their respective districts as part of the ceremony.
The purple purse is symbolic, because it’s the color of domestic violence awareness and the purse represents a woman’s financial prowess.
Learn more or donate to our Purple Purse Challenge at https:// an extensive nationwide search for its new executive director, the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) board of directors announced today that it has named Susan Higginbotham to lead the Coalition.