- In Arizona, one in four teens will experience dating abuse
- In Arizona, one in four women will experience domestic violence
- In Arizona, a child witnesses a domestic violence incident every 44 minutes
In October, as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we invite you to join us and Paint Pima Purple to raise awareness about this terrible problem and enlist the community’s help in putting an end to this abuse. Pima County promises help lead the nation in changing the culture in ways that stop domestic abuse from flourishing in homes throughout our community.
You can help Paint Pima Purple by coming up with creative and innovative ways to display the color purple and purple ribbons throughout the community, including at your home, neighborhood, school and workplace. Helping Paint Pima Purple will send a strong message that there is no place for domestic violence anywhere in our community.
The possibilities and options to Paint Pima Purple are virtually unlimited, but here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Wear a purple ribbon
- Wear purple clothing on October 18 for Wear Purple Day
- Display a purple ribbon on your car
- Turn your computer screen saver purple
- Put a purple ribbon at the bottom of every email you send
- Post domestic violence awareness information on your Facebook page or your website
- Change outdoor light bulbs to purple
- Get your workplace to participate
- Donate to local domestic violence service organizations
You can help Paint Pima Purple by taking simple actions to demonstrate your commitment to ending family violence and abuse. We encourage you to be part of the change and Paint Pima Purple everywhere in our community, including our homes, neighborhoods, schools and workplaces.
The Pima County Attorney's Office Paints Pima Purple (pictured below)
We encourage you to wear or display the color purple or purple ribbons, which is a sign of domestic violence survivor courage and our commitment to stopping the abuse. Paint Pima Purple is a local awareness campaign brought to you by Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse, The Pima County Attorney's Office, Pima County and the City of Tucson in collaboration local community, private and nonprofit organizations.
Community Partner Cavett & Fulton Law Firm Paints Pima Purple (pictured below)