UB to host candlelight vigil on October 18 as part of Domestic-Violence Awareness Month
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The University of Bridgeport, as part of its ongoing partnership with Center for Women and Families of Eastern Fairfield County (CWF), will host a candlelight vigil on Tuesday, October 18 to raise awareness of domestic violence.
The event is open to the public and takes place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Cox Student Center, 244 University Avenue.
“The vigils recognize victims of domestic violence and give hope to those affected by it,” said UB Assistant Dean of Students Edina Oestricher.
CWF serves the communities of Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford, and Trumbull. Its hotline can be reached at (203) 384-9559.
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