Domestic Violence Awareness Month


Stop the Silence! SAC honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout October.

Events hosted by the SAC Empowerment Center.

Clothesline Project Display

Date: Beginning Monday, October 9
Time: From Oct. 9 through the end of the month
Location: Loftin Student Center
Description: This in-person display amplifies the voices of those silenced by violence and sends a powerful message of support for survivors. The T-shirts were decorated by San Antonio College students who were survivors of domestic violence or by a student who has lost a loved one to violence.

Keeping Ourselves Safe Presentation

Date: Friday, October 13
Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Empowerment Center
Description: Join us at the Empowerment Center for a presentation from a member of our Alamo Colleges police department who will provide information and resources on the topic of intimate partner violence and things we can do to protect ourselves on campus and at home. A former SAC student will share her own powerful survivor testimony.

Go Purple Day

Date: Thursday, October 19
Description: Purple is the recognized awareness color for domestic violence. We encourage everyone to wear all things purple as a symbol of peace, courage, survival, honor, and personal dedication to domestic violence awareness. Stop by the Empowerment Center in your purple for a domestic violence awareness token!


National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233

Student Advocacy Center Helpline: (210) 486-1111