Raising Domestic Violence Awareness One Step at a Time

More than 30 people and their pets took part in Saturday’s Domestic Violence Awareness Walk from Edgartown’s Park and Ride to the harborfront and back.

Domestic Violence Awareness Walk

Connect to End Violence will host their annual Domestic Violence Awareness walk on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Clothes to Go Event

Clothes to Go and Connect to End Violence are hosting an afternoon of new clothes selection and tasty treats.

Walk for Awareness

Connect to End Violence sponsors its annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk on Saturday, Oct. 18, with registration beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Edgartown Park & Ride lot.

For more information, call 508-684-8074.

Hearts on the Wall; Men Connect With Harsh Reality for Women

For three hours on Saturday Connect to End Violence staff, volunteers and Island men participated in the annual seawall demonstration, which aims to raise awareness about violence against women.

Standing on the Seawall

CONNECT to end violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, holds its Annual Seawall Event, a men’s initiative, on Saturday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Walk Honors Victims of Sexual Assault

A passionate band of Islanders took to the streets of Oak Bluffs Sunday in honor of victims of sexual assault.

Bearing signs and wearing teal blue T-shirts that read, “I Walk Because I Care,” the group of about 30 walked two miles along Beach Road in honor of the survivors in their lives.

Two Island Advocacy Groups Work Together to Provide Essential Services

Family Planning of Martha’s Vineyard and Connect to End Violence are set to strengthen their partnership with a collaboration that begins May 1. Call volume for domestic violence and rape counseling was up on the Island this winter.

Walk to End Violence

Connect to End Violence, a program of Martha's Vineyard Community Services, sponsors its annual sexual assault awareness walk on April 27.

Connecting With Generosity

Last Tuesday evening members of our community braved the cold and windy weather to show their support of our Island’s only domestic violence and rape crisis center, Connect to end violence.