2021 month of Families, Non-Violence and Opportunities

October 1-31, 2021

2021 MONTH OF FAMILIES, NON-VIOLENCE AND OPPORTUNITIES

OCTOBER 1-31, 2021

Upcoming Events

09
October
Sat

Domestic Violence and Healthy Relationships

Domestic Violence and Healthy Relationships

Date
October 9, 2021
Time
10:00 am - 12:00 pm America/New_York
Venue
Virtual Event
Organizer
Black Women for Positive Change

It is well-documented that incidents of domestic partner violence increased during the pandemic. Now is the time to explore the dynamic patterns of violence within intimate partner relationships, and to explore how to stop it. Join us for a virtual workshop and discussi...

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13
October
Wed

CREATING SAFER COMMUNITIES – De-Escalation Works

CREATING SAFER COMMUNITIES – De-Escalation Works

Date
October 13, 2021
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm America/New_York
Venue
Virtual Event
Organizer
Moms Demand Action, Black Women for Positive Change

Have you been in situations where you notice that tensions are rising, the situation is escalating? You don't want to see anyone get hurt.... or worse. and thought " What can I do now? what could I have done to prevent this from getting to this point? " This session ha...

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14
October
Thu

Stand Against Teen Gun Violence

Stand Against Teen Gun Violence

Date
October 14, 2021
Time
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm America/New_York
Venue
Virtual Event
Organizer
Black Women for Positive Change, Moms Demand Action

Gun violence continues to surge in Pittsburgh and teens are in the crosshairs. "One third of the city's 41 homicides are teens." What are the driving factors behind the recent shooting surge? How are teens gaining such easy access to weapons? And what can be done to ste...

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16
October
Sat

Advocating For A Strong Family During The Pandemic

Advocating For A Strong Family During The Pandemic

Date
October 16, 2021
Time
10:00 am - 12:00 pm America/Phoenix
Venue
Virtual Event
Organizer
Black Nurses Association Phoenix

Website
https://bnagpa.org/

The pandemic has put added stress on the family unit. In many ways it has stretched, parenting, balancing family and the social aspects of our lives to a whole other level. Advocating for strong families during these trying times is imperative.

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16
October
Sat

Keckley Awards

Keckley Awards

Date
October 16, 2021
Time
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm America/New_York
Venue
Virtual Event
Organizer
Black Women for Positive Change

The October 2021 Tenth Annual Month of Families, Non-VIolence and Opportunities, will feature the Elizabeth Keckley Awards and Concert, October 16th, 7-9 pm.

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23
October
Sat

NBNA Ad Hoc Committee on Violence Reduction Webinar: Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence

NBNA Ad Hoc Committee on Violence Reduction Webinar: Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence

Date
October 23, 2021
Time
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm America/New_York
Venue
Virtual Event
Organizer
Birmingham Black Nurses Association, Black Women for Positive Change, Lawrence Mond Jefferson, Jr. Foundation
Price
Free

The NBNA Ad Hoc Committee on Violence Reduction Webinar: Domestic Violence and Mass Shootings. The event will be virtual and is free. For general information view the flyer, or for more information contact Carthenia Jefferson at cwjeffersonlaw@gmail.com or (205) 324-150...

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23
October
Sat

Transforming Pain into Power Panel

Transforming Pain into Power Panel

Date
October 23, 2021
Time
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm America/New_York
Venue
Virtual Event
Organizer
Black Women for Positive Change

Community members and leaders will testify about various forms of violence that have impacted their loved ones. We will also hear personal testimonies from victims about the road to recovery. Panelists will discuss ways in which they as faith leaders and activist group...

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24
October
Sun

Stop the Violence Youth Walk and Summit

Stop the Violence Youth Walk and Summit

Date
October 24, 2021
Time
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm America/Chicago
Venue
Kelly Graham Park
Location
500 17th Street North Birmingham, AL United States
Organizer
Birmingham Black Nurses Association, Black Women for Positive Change, Lawrence Mond Jefferson, Jr. Foundation
Price
Free

October 24th, 2-4pm Central Time: Join us for the Stop the Violence Walk & Youth Summit, the Walk will begin at 2:00pm at Kelly Ingram Park, 500 17th Street North, the Youth Summit will follow immediately thereafter at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, 520 16th Str...

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29
October
Fri

Youth Concert

Youth Concert

Date
October 29, 2021
Time
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm America/New_York

Join over 100+ youth from eight cities — Washington D.C., Birmingham, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Washington, Phoenix, Norfolk, and Houston — for an incredible 2-day celebration of music and artistic expression, peace, and conversations centered around Social Activism,...

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There are no upcoming events at this time.

2021 Month of Families, Non Violence and Opportunities

October 1-31, 2021

Organizations, Individuals, Faith Institutions are Encouraged to Organize Events in their Cities to promote awareness of

  • Violence Prevention
  • Anger Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • De-Escalation of Violence

Virtual Youth Summit and Youth Concert are being planned. Sign up today to be a part of the GenZ Network and the National Violence Prevention Youth Summit.

Parenting is Critical for All Parents and Especially Single Parents. Organize a Workshop on “Parenting and Non-Violence in Your Community

There will be Global Days of Prayer and Sermons during October 2021.  To participate please sign up here.

Join the Social Media Committee to post up announcement and get the word out about the 2021 Month of Families, Non Violence and Opportunities

Men, women, youth and all cultures and faiths must work together to Stop the violence in America, and the World. Good Brothers are welcome to partner with Black Women for Positive Change to find ways to Stop Violence.

Let’s All Work Together to Change the Culture of Violence in America, and the World!

2021 Month of Families, Non Violence and Opportunities

October 1-31, 2021

Organizations, Individuals, Faith Institutions are Encouraged to Organize Events in their Cities to promote awareness of

  • Violence Prevention
  • Anger Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • De-Escalation of Violence

Virtual Youth Summit and Youth Concert are being planned. Sign up today to be a part of the GenZ Network and the National Violence Prevention Youth Summit.

There will be Global Days of Prayer and Sermons during October 2021.  To participate please sign up here.

Parenting is Critical for All Parents and Especially Single Parents. Organize a Workshop on “Parenting and Non-Violence in Your Community

Join the Social Media Committee to post up announcement and get the word out about the 2021 Month of Families, Non Violence and Opportunities

Men, women, youth and all cultures and faiths must work together to Stop the violence in America, and the World. Good Brothers are welcome to partner with Black Women for Positive Change to find ways to Stop Violence.

Let’s All Work Together to Change the Culture of Violence in America, and the World!

2021 Month of Families, Non-Violence and Opportunities

HONORARY CO-CHAIRS

Rev. Al Sharpton

President/CEO, Action Network

Dr. Benjamin Chavis

President/CEO, National Newspaper Publishers Association

Dr. Martha Dawson

National President, National Black Nurses Association

Rev. William H. Lamar IV

Pastor of Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church

Rabbi Jeffrey Myers

Rabbi and Cantor, Tree of Life Synagogue, Pittsburgh, PA

Talib M. Shareef

President and Imam of the Nation’s Mosque, Masjid Muhammad

Executive Committee Chairs, Senior Advisors & Co-Founders

Dr. Stephanie E. Myers , Phd

National Co-Chair

Honorable Daun S. Hester

National Co-Chair

CEO COUNCIL ADVISORS, BLACK WOMEN FOR POSITIVE CHANGE

Good Brother Stan Jackson

Co-Chair

Good Brother Michael Peters

Co-Chair

Good Brother Dan Bythewood

Member

2021 Month OF NON-VIOLENCE COORDINATING COMMITTEE

Lisa Hughes

National Coordinator

Charlene Ligon

Webmaster

Franklyn M. Malone

Advisor, Fathers Outreach

Danyell Winkie-Smith

Chair, Coalitions Committee

Dr. Valda Crowder, MD

Chair Health Committee

Dr. Georgia Dunston, Phd

Chair Science Committee

Carthenia Jefferson, Esq

State Liaison

BUILD BACK BLACK WALL STREET BETTER AND KECKLEY AWARDS COMMITTEE

Karen Carrington-Washington

Co-Chair Black Wall Street Committee

Good Brother/Pastor Oliver Buie

Co-Chair Black Wall Street Committee

Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds

BW4PC Chaplain and Co-Chair, Citizens Hearing

LaTanya Mathis

Coordinator Arizona

Janell Mayo Duncan

Committee Member

Message Is In the Music: We Can Stop the Violence

Jan Perry

Chair, Social Action and Co-Chair, Concert Committee

Diane Powell

Co-Chair, Concert Committee

Rabbi Jeffrey Myers

Member, Concert Committee

GENZ CONNECTION

Dillon Mims

Co-Chair GenZ Connection

Nahla Owens

Co-Chair GenZ Connection

Good Brother Bryan Carroll

GenZ Advisor

LaTara Jones

GenZ Advisor

STOP THE VIOLENCE NATIONWIDE SUNDAY/SABBATH SERMONS

Rev. Dr. Rose Murray

Chair, Faith Committee

Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds

Chaplain and Member, Faith Committee

Good Brother/Pastor Oliver Buie

Faith Committee