YWCA Glendale Holds Inaugural Annual Purple Tie Awards for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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YWCA Glendale Holds Inaugural Annual Purple Tie Awards for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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Glendale, CA –YWCA Glendale and the Glendale Commission on the Status of Women presents the Candlelight Vigil and Purple Tie Awards for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  The Candlelight Vigil honors those who have lost their lives to domestic violence, while the inaugural Purple Tie Awards highlight men in the community who work to support domestic violence survivors and who work toward the elimination of violence against women and families in Glendale. YWCA Glendale recognizes that domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking are not just women’s issues, but rather they are community issues that must be addressed with the involvement of men and boys.

2019 Purple Tie Honorees

  • Law Enforcement Advocate
    Sgt. Alex Krikorian, Glendale Police Department
  • Volunteer Advocate
    James Maddox, MSW, ASW
  • Community Partner Advocate
    Albert Hernandez, Executive Director
    Family Promise of the Verdugos

WHO:    YWCA Glendale and Glendale Commission on the Status of Women
WHAT: ‘Take A Stand To Make A Difference’ Candlelight Vigil and Purple Tie Awards
WHEN:  October 3, 2019 6:00-8:00 p.m.
WHERE: YWCA Glendale, 735 E Lexington Drive Glendale, CA 91206

Contact Information: Sylvia Chinn at (818) 242-4155 ext. 213 or sylviachinn@glendaleywca.org