Local Leaders Take a Stand against Domestic Violence

Last updated on October 07, 2019

What:

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings will join local elected leaders, law enforcement officials, survivors and representatives from Harbor House of Central Florida, to raise awareness about domestic violence in Central Florida. 

During the joint press conference, community leaders and survivors of domestic abuse will come together to shine a light on the impact of domestic violence on Central Florida families and support the launch of Harbor House’s new “I am” campaign.

Harbor House is Orange County's only state-certified domestic violence organization. The organization provides safe shelter, a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, legal advocacy and justice for thousands of domestic violence survivors and their children each year. Harbor House works to prevent and eliminate domestic abuse in Central Florida by providing critical life-saving services to survivors, implementing and advancing best practices, and educating and engaging the community in a united front.

Who:

  • Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer
  • State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • Orange County Mayor Jerry I. Demings
  • Orange County Sheriff John Mina
  • Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolón
  • Harbor House Representatives
  • Domestic Abuse Survivors

When:
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
10 a.m.

Where:
Orlando Police Department Headquarters
Community Room
1250 West South Street

 

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