Albany Law students, faculty, staff and friends will hold an evening vigil in front of the law school in remembrance of victims of domestic violence on Oct. 18.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
The vigil will begin with the panel discussion "Have Domestic Violence Courts Helped Deter Domestic Violence by Keeping Victims Safe and Batterers Accountable," followed by the lighting of candles and illumination of the law school's historic 1928 Building with purple lights as part of the statewide "Shine the Light on Domestic Violence" campaign.
Panel participants include:
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.: Panel "Have Domestic Violence Courts Helped Deter Domestic Violence by Keeping Victims Safe and Batterers Accountable"7:15 p.m.: Outside lights turn-off, lighting of the candles7:25 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: Reading victims' names7:30 p.m.: Purple outside lights illuminate front of 1928 Building
For more information, call 518-445-3208.