Walking, and Talking, to Raise Awareness About Sexual Assault

Parents, children, dogs and Islanders of all ages congregated in Ocean park Saturday morning to take part in the CONNECT to End Violence walk to raise awareness around sexual assault.

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Ladyfest Returns, But Will Be Smaller After Complaints

Ladyfest, a music festival that benefits an Island domestic violence prevention program, received Oak Bluffs select board approval after an organizer promised to keep the festival smaller than years past.

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Outreach Is Key for Connect to End Violence

Connect to End Violence wants to get a key message out to the Island: “We are here.”

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Saying No to Gender Violence at Annual Seawall Stand

Participants in the 10th annual Seawall Stand on Saturday morning stood in solidarity against gender-based violence, with many honoring women in their own lives by displaying signs bearing their names.

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Stand Up for Women

Connect to End Violence holds its annual Seawall Stand on Saturday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Vineyard Haven seawall.

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Vineyard Men Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence for Ninth Year
Maia Coleman

Vineyard men of all ages lined the seawall in Vineyard Haven Saturday afternoon to take a stand against domestic violence in the Island’s ninth annual demonstration, marking a pandemic milestone for the community.

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Men's Anti-Violence Event Returns to Seawall

Opposing all violence on Martha's Vineyard, the annual men's demonstration at the Vineyard Haven seawall takes place Sunday.

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With Domestic Disputes on the Rise, Police, Advocates Work to Foster Awareness
Will Sennott

Stay-at-home orders now in effect Islandwide are posing are new risks for people stuck at home with a physically or emotionally abusive partner.

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Standing Up Against Domestic Violence
Will Sennott

Island men took a stand along the Vineyard Haven seawall Saturday afternoon in the eighth annual demonstration against domestic violence. The event was organized by Connect to End Violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services.

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Answering the Call of Domestic Violence

Asked about the hundreds of domestic disturbance complaints they respond to each year, Island police were in agreement: it’s not an easy call.

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