Mayor Steve Benjamin, Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine, and the City of Columbia staff will host the 10th Anniversary of the Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence. Due to severe inclement weather from Hurricane Matthew on Saturday, October 8, 2016 the city rescheduled the Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence. The new rescheduled date will be on Saturday, October 29, 2016. According to the Violence Policy Center, South Carolina is ranked fifth in the nation for women killed by men. The Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence brings awareness to the community and allows everyone to take action against domestic violence.The Mayor’s Walk Against Domestic Violence will be held at:
- Spirit Communications (1640 Freed Dr. Columbia, SC 29207)
- Saturday, October 29, 2016
- Open exhibits will begin at 8 a.m.
- The Purple Rally will begin at 9 a.m.
- The Walk will begin at 10 a.m.
The Walk is free to the public and registration is available at mayorswalkagainstdomesticviolence.eventbrite.com. For more information please contact Public and Media Relations at 803-545-3020.