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PROJECTS AND INITIATIVES

SILENT WITNESS PROJECT

"REMEMBER MY NAME"

Each year in order to ensure that all victims of domestic violence are honored, DART hosts a vigil in each of the parishes we serve during the month of October.

These vigils serve as a demonstration to the communities the wide spread problem of domestic violence in our state and the need to hold perpetrators accountable for their violence before homicides occurs. [See Video]

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence [NCADV], in conjunction with Ms. Magazine started this project in 1994 to create a registry of the names of woman who lost their lives due to domestic violence.

2017 PARISH VIGILS SCHEDULE

  • Union Parish
  • October 5th- 6:30pm

    Claiborne Electric Meeting Room

    301 Franklin Street

    Farmerville, LA 71241

  • Jackson Parish
  • October 12th- 6:00pm

    Jonesboro Town Hall

    128 Allen Avenue

    Jonesboro, LA 71251

  • Bienville Parish
  • October 19th- 6:00pm

    Bienville Parish Courthouse

    100 Courthouse Drive [Conference Room]

    Arcadia, LA 71001

  • Winn Parish
  • October 24th-6:00pm

    First Assembly of God

    5693 Highway 167 N

    Winnfield, LA 71483

  • Grant Parish
  • October 16th

    Prayer Vigil 12:00 Noon and 6:00pm Candlelight Vigil

    Grant Parish Courthouse

    200 Main Street

    Colfax, LA

  • Claiborne Parish
  • November 2nd- 6:00pm

    Homer Town Hall

    400 E. Main

    Homer, LA 71040

  • Lincoln Parish
  • October 26th- 6:00pm

    Lincoln Parish Library Event Center

    910 N Trenton Street

    Ruston, LA 71270

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