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Walk For Life Stand Up In Style For Domestic Violence Awareness

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    Stand up to domestic violence in National Domestic Violence Awareness Violence Awareness Month! Damashata Washington, a survivor and founder of Walk for Life, a fashion and entertainment showcase on October 8, 2016 at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds. There will be vendor booths open at 3 pm and the program goes from 5-8pm. Proceeds will benefit Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence, Santa Clara. 

    “We’re excited about bringing this event to San Jose; we’ve seen an increase in domestic violence and other crimes here,” Washington says. “We also wanted to create a fashion show with a cause; this one celebrates freedom and empowerment for victims and survivors.” Washington conceived the idea for Walk For Life when she was given an assignment to design a mock event while working on one of her college degrees, a Bachelor of Science in Technical Management.

    This will be a night of celebration through music, dance, poetry, fashion, and inspirational speaking by Special guest speakers Pastor Ramone Curtis AKA "agerman" from 3xKrazy and Christopher Ellis, raising awareness against violence!

    For more information on Walk for Life or to purchase tickets before the show, please visit here