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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Kate Dario
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.
Connect To End Violence
Seawall Stand


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.


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.


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

Connect to End Violence makes contact with hundreds of community members every year through prevention, education and outreach events.

Connect to End Violence has been named the beneficiary of the Vineyard Gazette’s annual holiday subscription promotion.

Island men stood atop the Beach Road sea wall in Vineyard Haven Saturday morning for the seventh annual demonstration against domestic violence.