October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, an internationally recognized time to spread knowledge about intimate partner violence and support survivors on their journeys toward healthier futures.
JOIN US THIS OCTOBER FOR:
COmmunity action workshop with gdc
OCTOBER 15, 2019
Gibney Dance Company members will share the foundational structure of Gibney’s Move to Move Beyond workshop model which is offered at domestic violence shelters. This Community Action Workshop is an evidence-informed model drawing from artistic practices to address issues of choice, self-care, and self-expression.
No dance background necessary! Come wearing comfortable clothing to move in.
CELEBRATE HOPE: A BENEFIT UPLIFTING STORIES OF HOPE & RESILIENCE
OCTOBER 24, 2019
Celebrate Hope is Gibney’s one-night-only benefit performance. Taking place during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the evening highlights Gibney’s decades-long commitment to transforming lives through movement. Join us as we work toward a more hopeful and violence-free future—together.
CRACKS OF LIGHT
OCTOBER 25-26, 2019
Co-presented by Gibney Community Action’s first partner, Sanctuary for Families, Cracks of Light is part of Gibney’s annual observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In this performance series, Gibney bears witness to stories of gender-based violence and invites audiences to expand the boundaries of gender and explore the concept of transformation.
Presenting performances by Arielle Rosales, Nana Chinara, Gender/Power, and Sanctuary for Families’ Survivor Leaders.
Gibney’s observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month is made possible by lead sponsor New York Health & Racquet Club.
If you or someone you know needs help, please call the NYC Safe Horizon hotline at 1-800-621-HOPE (4673) or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). Both hotlines are free, confidential and operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.