Raising awareness, saving lives!

To bring awareness to issues of domestic violence, Cheyenne River Indian Outreach (CRIO) hosted a variety of events during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

Silent Witness exhibit set up told stories of women and children
  • A “Silent Witness” exhibit set up in two different locations told the stories of women and children who lost their lives to domestic violence. Michelle and LeNae shared information with community members.


  • Center hosted an appreciation breakfast for first responders

  • The center hosted an appreciation breakfast for law enforcement personnel and other first responders to thank them for their support and dedication in keeping the community safe.


  • Willi dressed as Rosie the Riveter for the occasion!

  • A costume-clad walk with the theme Scare Away Domestic Violence was scheduled for the day before Halloween to raise awareness and garner support. Bad weather forced a change in plans, but CRIO staff made the most of the opportunity by handing out hot cider, Halloween goodies and information on domestic violence. Willi dressed as Rosie the Riveter for the occasion!

 

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