Inspiration Awards showcases leaders in violence prevention and promoting healthy relationships.Nominate a remarkable Albertan by September 16, 2016. There may be students in your class witnessing or experiencing hitting, pushing, slapping, kicking or other frightening behaviors at home.

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Communities throughout Alberta have planned events in November.

Get inspired from last years events to start your own.

Send us details about your events for our calendar by emailing Carmen.

[email protected] Communities across the province also plan events to recognize National Bullying Awareness Week.

Family Violence Prevention Month started in 1986 as a local initiative in the town of Hinton, Alberta where concerned residents launched a family violence education and prevention campaign.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Family Violence Prevention Month.

This grassroots effort inspired the Alberta Legislature to support family violence prevention as an ongoing provincial initiative, resulting in the creation of Family Violence Prevention Month.

Today, hundreds of Alberta communities and thousands of individuals are actively involved in preventing family violence by providing public education and services.

17, 2013 found that 16,917 adults and 19,431 children needed emergency shelter on or about that day, which may be indicative of the level of family violence in America on a typical day.

Teachers can intervene in the cycle of domestic abuse.

Present classroom activities to teach children about the problem of domestic abuse and available support.