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Paint the City Purple Campaign TM


Join us in a powerful movement to raise awareness and support for domestic violence survivors with "Paint the City Purple," a two-week campaign that aims to foster collaboration among city and county officials, area schools, colleges, local communities, businesses, and public and private organizations.


Campaign Objectives:

  1. Raise Awareness: Illuminate the issue of domestic violence by turning the city purple, a symbol of solidarity and support for survivors.

  2. Community Collaboration: Forge meaningful partnerships with city and county officials, schools, colleges, businesses, and various organizations to create a united front against domestic violence.

  3. Educational Outreach: Conduct awareness programs in schools, colleges, and community centers to educate the public about the signs of domestic violence and available resources.

  4. Resource Mobilization: Mobilize resources from public and private sectors to strengthen support systems for domestic violence survivors.

  5. Promote Unity: Encourage the community to stand together against domestic violence, fostering an environment of empathy, understanding, and empowerment.


Activities and Events:

  • Purple Lighting: Encourage local businesses, landmarks, and public spaces to illuminate in purple lights for the duration of the campaign.

  • Workshops and Seminars: Organize educational workshops and seminars in schools, colleges, and community centers to discuss domestic violence prevention and support.

  • Community Forums: Host open forums for discussions involving survivors, advocates, and community members to share experiences and insights.

  • Purple Ribbon Campaign: Distribute purple ribbons to raise visibility and symbolize unity against domestic violence.

  • Public Awareness Art Installations: Display art installations across the city that convey messages of hope, solidarity, and empowerment.

  • Collaborative Pledges: Engage city officials, businesses, and organizations in pledging their commitment to supporting domestic violence survivors.


Get Involved:

  • Individuals: Wear purple, attend events, and share campaign messages on social media using #PaintTheCityPurple.

  • Businesses: Light up in purple, display campaign materials, and consider sponsoring events or workshops.

  • Schools/Colleges: Participate in educational activities, workshops, and encourage students to engage in the campaign.

  • Community Organizations: Host or support events, share resources, and actively participate in spreading awareness.


Let's unite our community, ignite conversations, and Paint the City Purple Campaign to stand against domestic violence! Together, we can make a difference and create a safer, more supportive environment for survivors.



MISSION STATEMENT: is to help women to use their voices to help each other and getting them past the trauma of abuse one day and one step at a time.  

In collaboration with:  NCCADV.ORG


Family Service of the Piedmont
902 Bonner Drive
Jamestown, NC 27282
Office: 336-889-6105

Crisis: 336-273-7273
Fax: 336-387-9167

Greensboro Location:
315 East Washington St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
Office: 336-387-6161

Crisis Line: 336-273-7273
Fax: 336-273-7273

Tuesday's Purple-Ful Mornings LIVE Sessions


Get in Involved

Portia Shipman, Founder/President 

Stacie Young-King, Administrator

Willette White, Coordinator

Ashlei E. Maness, Youth Coordinator

(336) 300.1333


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