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Angela Kaminski, licensed clinical social worker, speaks to students about supporting survivors of domestic violence at the Got a Minute? Series Wednesday night.

Students learn to support survivors | Event series combats domestic violence

By Morgan Fink | October 12, 2017

Angela Kaminski, licensed clinical social worker, speaks to students about supporting survivors of domestic violence at the Got a Minute? Series Wednesday night.

Community targets domestic violence | NIU and DeKalb join to raise awareness

By Jessie Kern | October 12, 2017

DeKALB — The onset of October, which has been designated as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month since 1989, has prompted NIU to coordinate events in hopes of educating the campus community about the prevalent issue.Students are invited to participate...

Protesters against sexual and violent crimes march down 1st St. in DeKalb Friday evening for the Take Back The Night March and Speak Out, hosted by Safe Passage. Signs read messages such as Consent Is Sexy and Stop The Violence.

Safe Passage brings awareness to public about domestic violence

By Erin Kolb | October 7, 2013

Safe Passage is educating the community by participating in domestic violence-related events this month.October is national Domestic Violence Awareness month. DeKalb advocacy group Safe Passage has provided services to the community since 1981, and on...

Phones, batteries, accessories collected for Domestic Violence Awareness month

By Northern Star Staff | September 24, 2012

Victim Advocacy Services (VAS) at the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) will team up with the Verizon Wireless HopeLine program for October Domestic Violence Awareness month, according to a WRC press release. The Verizon Wireless HopeLine program uses wireless...