October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) and Saahas for Cause, will be commemorating the month with “Spotlight on Domestic Violence”, an initiative to spread awareness and educate our South Asian community on what Domestic Violence is and the need to support survivors. This event will be held on zoom, on October 22nd, 2021, at 11:30 a.m.
We hope to reduce the stigma surrounding such topics in our community through:
- Street plays that reflect the scenarios present in South Asian society and conduct an open discussion with the community members.
- Pop culture references depict the misogyny that promotes violence in our communities.
- Message from Pallavi Dhawan, Director of Domestic Violence Policy, Family Violence Operations, Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office.
Saahas for Cause has been approved as an official Certifying Organization for the President's Volunteer Service Award.
We are thrilled to be able to bestow Presidential recognition to our volunteers and consider it to be a tremendous honor for our organization. For more information on the program or to volunteer with us, reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org
LA County partners with Saahas for Cause...
County of Los Angeles is partnering with Saahas for Cause to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the South Asian community. We will be working with the L.A. County Department of Health Services, the L.A. County Department of Public Health and Community Partners, a non-profit organization to provide a range of services including outreach, education in the South Asian community on how to prevent spreading COVID-19 and to connect residents to health care, social services, and COVID-19 testing when necessary.
Public Health campaign- Pledge To Distance
Pledge To Distance is a public health campaign supported by Saahas For Cause. Aim is to
promote health practices through unique and personalized artwork.
In exchange for the pledge, the Pledger will get a digitally hand-drawn portrait with their name
forming the shape of a mask over their face.
Click the link here Pledge To Distance
Read and complete the form to take the Pledge.
Upload your picture for a personalized caricature.
Submit the form
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