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Week Without Violence, October 15 - 19, 2012 & Other Events Scheduled to Support Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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All Events are FREE and open to the public unless listed otherwise. For more information contact the Women's Studies office or Jordan Perry, Women's Protective Services (WPS), (806) 748-5292 or

October Schedule of Events
  • hands hope "Hands of Hope Drive" October - November

    The Women's Studies Program (drop off in DOAK Hall RM 125) is the campus location participating in the collection of items to help benefit those that reside at Women's Protective Services feel loved and at home.

    Wish list:
    - Blankets, Comforters, Sheets, Pillows
    - Mattress Protectors, Covers, Towels
    - Female Hygiene Products, Diapers, Baby Wipes
    - Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Kleenex
    - Laundry Supplies
    - Laundry Baskets
    - Cleaning Supplies
    - Office Supplies
    - Safety Pins, Sewing Kits
    - Coats
    - Winter items (Shoes, Socks, Mittens, Gloves, Toboggans)
    - Basic Toiletry items (shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss, deodorant)

  • AXO TTU October 11
    AXO (Alpha Chi Omega) Trunk-A-Treat
    Contact Jordan Perry, Women's Protective Services (WPS), (806) 748-5292 or for more information
    Women's Protective Services | 6:00pm- 7:00pm

  • carnival October 14
    2nd Annual Kids Fun Fest
    Lubbock Children's Health Clinic
    Come support a local non-profit and join us for a day filled with good food and fun activities! There will be door prizes given away throughout the day and local talent will be be performing on the open stage.
    Xcontact Jordan Perry, Women's Protective Services (WPS), (806) 748-5292 or for more information
    Mackenzie Park (600 Broadway) | Noon - 5:00 pm

  • October 16
    New Deal Summit - contact Jordan Perry, Women's Protective Services (WPS), (806) 748-5292 or for more information
    9:00am- 11:00am

  • candle light vigil Wednesday, October 18
    "Candle Light Vigil" There will be a candle light vigil on October 18, 2012 (7:00-8:00) located in front of the court house on the Gazebo. This is to celebrate the life of a domestic violence victim and to bring some awareness to a person that may be in a domestic violence situation or may know somebody in a domestic violence situation. There were 104 ladies who were victims of domestic violence this past year in the state of Texas. Through the lives of these women we will be able to save another ladies life that may be part of a violent situation.
    City of Lubbock Courthouse | Gazebo | 7:00pm - 8:00pm

  • diversity October 19
    Booth Set-Up at South Plains Mall (between the Gap & Buckle)
    Contact Jordan Perry, Women's Protective Services (WPS), (806) 748-5292 or for more information
    South Plains Mall | 12:00pm - 4:00 pm
  • SLUTWALK Lubbock

    • October 20 | Slutwalk Lubbock | 1801 Crickets Ave (Parking lot of the Buddy Holly Center and march to Belly's Cafe for "speak out") | 6:30pm - 9:00pm

    SLUTWALK Lubbock exists to condemn a victim-blaming culture, to empower victims and survivors of sexual violence and to promote the involvement of the community to keep its members safe and bring an end to sexual violence. If you would like to be a part of this event email

    For up to date information go to the Facebook event page:

  • legal aid October 25
    Mayor Proclamation of Domestic Violence Month
    City of Lubbock | City Hall Chambers | 6:30pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 26
    "Starry Night" Dinner Experience
    “The Night Sky in Lubbock is so intimate and vast! The Milky Way is so prominent that you feel like you can reach out and touch it,” says Kim Wylie. An unusual setting that will make your mood take flight. You will love this atmospheric experience with food, drink, and melody!
    Join WPS for a special evening featuring A Decadent Experience by Chef Patrick Tarantino, new to Lubbock & The Overton Hotel, from LaJolla, CA
    A Sinful Earful Local Musicians Orchestrated by Anna Ruth Aaron-DeSpain

    Special Auction featuring the use of a private jet & accomodations at Westin Villas, Scottsdale, AZ

    Reservations Required: $125 per person
    RSVP 806-748-5292

    Contact Jordan Perry, Women's Protective Services (WPS), (806) 748-5292 or for more information
    Lubbock Aero (6304 N. Cedar Ave) | 6:00 pm

WPS logo For more information about Women's Protective Services click on the Newsletter "The Purple Ribbon".



Support for these events provided by:

Women's Protective Services
TTU Student Counciling Center
TTU Student Health Services
TTU Women's Studies Program
Community Health Center of Lubbock