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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Post Date:September 26, 2018 5:11 PM
Domestic ViolenceIn recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the City of West Hollywood will, at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, October 1, 2018 in advance of its regular City Council meeting at 6:30 p.m., host a special screening of the music video, I Remember Nicole, a global anthem reclaiming power over domestic violence, which was produced by local filmmakers Renee Sotile and Mary Jo Godges, with supplemental funding provided by the City. The West Hollywood City Council will also present a proclamation commemorating National Domestic Violence Awareness Month to the filmmakers and to Tanya Brown, sister of Nicole Brown-Simpson whose marriage to OJ Simpson was alleged to have been rife with domestic violence. The City Council meeting will take place at the City of West Hollywood’s Council Chambers at the West Hollywood Library, located at 625 N. San Vicente Boulevard. If you or someone you care about has been a victim of sexual assault, domestic violence or stalking, there are resources to help. Educational resources, information about healthy relationships, reports, and other information is available at the National Domestic Violence Hotline website at Immediate help is available 24/7/365 via the “chat now” button on the website or by calling 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), for people who are Deaf/hard of hearing: 1-855-812-1011 (VP) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY). Contact the Los Angeles County Rape and Battering hotline 24 hours day at (310) 392-8381. The Los Angeles LGBT Center offers domestic violence/partner abuse counseling services geared toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities by contacting (323) 993-7649. The Women Helping Women Services program of the National Council of Jewish Women provides counseling and support to individuals and families by contacting (323) 651-2930.
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