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Knowledge is our most powerful tool. Please read, share, and talk about what we can do to protect women and their children.
CAWC is thrilled to announce the start of our annual Adopt-a-Family program. Help put smiles on the faces of survivors and their children who live in our shelter or who receive services at one of our sites. We also include survivors without children as we want to...
Through the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network, Chicago-area domestic violence service providers come together to raise awareness about domestic violence, as well as money for the organizations. Funds raised help provide comprehensive programs and services for domestic violence providers and their children.
As a national leader on domestic violence issues, CAWC’s Executive Director, Stephanie Love-Patterson, is often contacted by news organizations to share her thoughts. Her opinions are highly valued are valued especially when domestic violence is in the news.
Get involved with CAWC events and activities
Take a stand, take action, and meet other inspiring people while making a difference. We’ll see you at our next event.
Play it Forward!
When: November 23, 2019
Where: SPIN Chicago, 344 N. State St, Chicago, IL 60654
Join the Associate Board for a ping pong tournament to benefit Connections for Abused Women and their Children.
2020 Sounds of Silence Gala
When: March 14, 2020, 6 – 11pm
Where: Hyatt Recency Chicago
Save the date for CAWC’s annual fundraising gala! Sounds of Silence will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. If you would like more information about becoming a sponsor for next year’s Gala or to make a donation to the silent and live auctions, please contact Alexa Markoff at Amarkoff@CAWC.org, or call her at 773.489.9081, ext. 215.
Run Domestic Violence Out of Town
When: October 13, 2019
Where: Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Through the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network, Chicago-area domestic violence service providers come together to raise awareness about domestic violence, as well as money for the organizations.
Silent Too Long, Silent No More March and Rally
When: October 5, 2019 at 11am
Where: 2510 N California Ave
In conjunction with the Chicago Police Department’s 14th District, CAWC staff and board members, along with survivors and their children, march together. They lend their voices and their commitment to end domestic violence.
Breaking free and growing strong, together
Women from every walk of life can suffer from domestic violence. Together, we can all rise above.