Here is the calendar of events for Family Violence Prevention Week 2021. Send details of your activity or event to be posted by email to jordandgallant@ihis.org

Week Long Events

Purple Bouquets for Peace: Cornwall

Volunteers will deliver tulip bouquets to selected businesses and community locations. Sponsored by the West River United Church with support from PAC.

Purple Ribbon Campaign Online Resources for Preventing Violence

The PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women invites you to use online resources created for the Purple Ribbon Campaign Against Violence to reflect and educate yourself and others throughout Family Violence Prevention Week.

Look also for a new commentary by Chairperson Debbie Langston for Family Violence Prevention Week, to be posted in English and in French at https://peistatusofwomen.ca.

Prayers/Wishes/Intentions for Family Violence Prevention

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Charlottetown
St. Paul's Anglican Church has created a set of daily prayers, wishes, or intentions for prevention of family violence, designed for people of any faith or no faith. 
One intention for each day of Family Violence Prevention Week will be posted through St. Paul's social media, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/stpaulschurchinpei/, and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/stpaulsanglicanchurchpei/
During Family Violence Prevention Week, the set of seven prayers will be available online by clicking here. They will be prayed with the congregation of St. Paul’s on Sunday, February 14 during the 10:00 a.m. service to be held in person (within public health guidelines) and broadcast on Facebook Live/YouTube. Service details available from the church website, http://stpaulschurch.ca
Supported by a PAC community micro-grant.  

Monday February 15

Islander Day

Tuesday February 16

Virtual Workshops for Professionals and Community Agencies Day 1: Impact of domestic violence on children and parents

Via Zoom, 10:00am-1:00pm
This is a free training sponsored by the Premier’s Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention. To register send your name, email address and phone number to
lindsay@fvps.ca, and please indicate the sessions you wish to attend. Please see the poster for more information.

Panel Discussion: The Importance of Engaging Men & Boys in Family Violence Prevention

Via Zoom, 7:00pm
Free virtual events on Zoom. Please pre-register by emailing plshq@gov.pe.ca Registration closes at 4pm the day before the event.

Wednesday February 17

Wear Purple Day

Islanders across the province are asked to wear purple to remember victims of violence and their families. As a neighbour, friend, family member or coworker, you can help prevent and respond to abuse in our community. Share your photos on facebook.com/govpe or twitter.com/InfoPEI.

Blanket Making: Milton Community Hall

7 New Glasgow Road, intersection of Route 224 and Route 7, 10:15 am

Join us to make fleece fringed and knotted blankets to be donated to Anderson House for clients. No cost to attend and all are welcome. For more information, call 902-368-3090. Sponsored by the Rural Municipality of Miltonvale Park with support from PAC.

Finding connection during COVID-19: Re-Building the foundations of healthy relationships for individuals & community wellness

Via Zoom, 12 noon
With a special welcome message from Premier Dennis King. Free virtual events on Zoom. Please pre-register by emailing plshq@gov.pe.ca Registration closes at 4pm the day before the event.

Interrupting Harm: Everyday actions we can take when we witness harm

Via Zoom, 6:00pm
Free virtual events on Zoom. Please pre-register by emailing plshq@gov.pe.ca Registration closes at 4pm the day before the event.

Anderson House and PEI Family Violence Prevention Services

Via Zoom, 7:00pm
Who we are, what we do & how to support the organization. Free virtual events on Zoom. Please pre-register by emailing plshq@gov.pe.ca Registration closes at 4pm the day before the event.

Thursday February 18

Virtual Workshops for Professionals and Community Agencies Day 2: Victims and children living with domestic violence

Via Zoom, 10:00am-1:00pm
This is a free training sponsored by the Premier’s Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention. To register send your name, email address and phone number to
lindsay@fvps.ca, and please indicate the sessions you wish to attend. Please see the poster for more information.

Peace, Kindness & Love Story Time

Via Zoom, 10:30am
Free virtual events on Zoom. Please pre-register by emailing plshq@gov.pe.ca Registration closes at 4pm the day before the event.

The Impact of Domestic Violence on Children: The Role of Family, Friends, & Front-Line Professionals in Helping Children 

Via Zoom, 7:30pm
Free virtual events on Zoom. Registration closes at 4pm the day of the event, please register by emailing lindsay@fvps.ca

Friday February 19

From Surviving to Thriving - What Do Survivors Need?

Friday, February 19, 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
This online (Zoom) lunch and learn will share wisdom from survivors of trauma and violence about what government and community supports they need to move from surviving to thriving in their lives. The session will include a roundtable discussion of what survivors need to thrive. No one has to identify publicly as a victim or survivor to participate. Hosted by Women’s Network PEI and the PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women. Open to all.

Please register by getting Eventbrite tickets at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/from-surviving-to-thriving-what-do-survivors-need-tickets-140062186771. All those who are registered will receive the Zoom link the morning of the event. 

Supported by a PAC community mini-grant.

East Prince Family Violence Prevention Services Outreach

Via Zoom, 1:00pm
Who we are, what we do & how to support the organization, including information on self care and mindfulness. There will be a prize draw, to register please email leeanne@fvps.ca