We encourage you to participate in a Walk in Silence in your community. 

2024 Week Events 

Walks in Silence

chalk writing on pavement in support of family violence prevention
Created by Kensington Intermediate High School students

Tuesday, May 14

  • Kensington, Town Hall at 12:30 pm
  • Cornwall, West River United Church, 10 Church Street at 6:00 pm

Wednesday, May 15

  • Charlottetown, Rochford Square at 12 Noon
  • O'Leary, Walking Track at 2:00 pm

Thursday, May 16

  • Alberton, beginning at Alberton Elementary at 1:00 pm
  • Summerside, Gazebo at 263 Heather Moyse Drive at 12 Noon

Friday, May 17

  • Tignish, at the walking track at 6:00 pm

Events and Activities

Monday, May 13

  • Coffee break at the Provincial Buildings to launch Family Violence Prevention Week

Wednesday, May 15

  • Summerside Library hosting a Kindness Reading at 1:00 pm
  • Montague Book Reading at Family's First Family Resource Centre
  • Milton Hall, Making fleece knotted blankets for Anderson House
  • Tyne Valley Library Reading for young children at 1:15 pm

Thursday, May 16

  • Stars for Life Lunch at Learn 12 Noon- 2 pm
  • Kensington Murray Christian Centre - 7 pm
    • Participate in a community forum to imagine what one town can do to contribute to ending gender-based violence. For anyone who lives in, works in, or feels connected to Kensington. 7 pm Hosted by PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women, Town of Kensington, and Under the Spire. For more information, call 902-368-4510 or email info@peistatusofwomen.ca

Friday, May 17, 18

  • Women's Network 40'th Anniversary Women's Festival will have a Family Violence Prevention display at their event. 

Week Long Events

  • PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre will be offering small art prints that include the words, "We Believe You" 
  • West Prince Family Violence Prevention Services Outreach will be providing Kindness Challenge packages to Westisle Family of Schools
  • Week long activities hosted by SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) at Montague High School
  • Donation of Daniel Siegel books on trauma and brain development in young children to Hope House