City of Southfield to hold 2020 Walk to Bring Awareness of Domestic Violence October 4

City of Southfield to hold 2020 Walk to Bring Awareness of Domestic Violence October 4

The City of Southfield, Southfield Police & Fire Departments, 46thDistrict Court, Haven Oakland, Southfield Domestic Violence Group and the Dr. Martin Luther King Task Force will host the “2020 Walk to Bring Awareness of Domestic Violence”on Sunday, October 4 beginning at the Southfield Municipal Campus, 26000 Evergreen Road. The event is generously sponsored by 411 Therapy.

Two walk timeframes are available for participants to choose from:  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. & 2 – 4 p.m. in an effort to reduce the number of participants gathering and to provide appropriate space for social distancing. The first 125 people to register for the Walk in each time slot will receive a free walker’s package mailed to their home, which includes a walk t-shirt, wrist band and face mask. The approximately 2½ mile walk will begin and end on the front lawn of the Southfield Municipal Campus.

The event will kick-off with a press conference prior to both scheduled events to announce the City’s new strategy to address and reduce the impact and occurrence of domestic violence. All walkers must register by Thursday, September 10 to participate at: http://walktoraiseawarenessofdv.qmigroupinc.com.

If you or someone you know needs assistance with a situation involving domestic violence, please contact the Southfield Police Department or Haven. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of the abusers and those who are abused!

For more information, call Southfield Police at (248) 796-5500 or visit www.cityofsouthfield.com.