Thursday, February 07, 2008

Woodlawn Community Partnership Team Meeting

Next meeting is scheduled for noon, February 26th, 2008 at the Woodlawn Community Center.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

October 23rd - 6pm Tuesday Pawtucket Public Library

Can we talk about …….. Bullying, Harassment &
Domestic Violence?

A workshop for anyone, especially a concerned parent!

Free handbooks and tools will be given to all attending.

Speakers will include:
Nicole Crossett, Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center
Arthur Plitt, AllPozabilities, NAP

Co-sponsored by the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Ctr., Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket


Door Prizes

Please call Nicole Crossett @ 723-3057 to confirm your attendance.

Monday, April 16, 2007

WCPT Meeting

April 24th is the next meeting of the Woodlawn Community Partnership Team.
It will be held at noon until 1:00 p.m. at the Woodlawn Community Center.
210 West Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02861

Friday, April 13, 2007

Shop to Stop Violence


Saturday, May 12th, 2007
9am - 3pm
St. Joseph's Church Hall
1307 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI

Proceeds to benefit the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

The Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center acknowledges that our community has suffered a great loss by the murders of our sisters Elizabeth Orellana and Kristal Duarte and our brother Octavio J, Calcano.
You are invited to honor their memories at a vigil being held on:

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006
Jenks Park, Broad Street, Central Falls
(rain location Notre Dame Church)
6:00 PM

For more information contact the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center at 401-723-3057
Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence at 401-467-9940.

Friday, September 01, 2006

Save The Date for Filmmaker Byron Hurt

Save The Date! OCTOBER 27TH, 2006 FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
Toll Gate High School Auditorium

575 Centerville Rd Warwick, RI

Film Screening 7:00-8:00pm followed bydiscussion with Byron Hurt!

Filmmaker Byron Hurt is coming to Rhode Island with his documentary Beyond Beats and Rhymes: A Hip-Hop Head weighs in on Manhood in Rap Music.
The following article on is interesting. Check it out!
Byron Hurt: On Manhood in Hip Hop

Sponsored by the Rhode Island Coalition Aganst Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Your local domestic violence agency is
the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center: 723-3057. The services provided include an
emergency safe home, a 24 hour help line, court advocacy, community outreach, elder
advocacy, support groups, children's programs and prevention through public awareness
and education. A cell phone drive is one of the activities being held throughout October to support the work of the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center. You can help by donating your old cell phones! They are being collected at the Central Falls Police Department, Cumberland
Police Department, and at local post offices. There are many other ways that community members can help, such as: Including information regarding Domestic Violence Awareness Month in your agency bulletin; Distributing brochures and information regarding available services; Inviting a guest speaker from our agency to conduct a work shop on this topic. If you want to learn about other ways you can get involved with Domestic Violence Awareness Month, please contact Cindi Coburn or Nicole Crossett at 723-3057 or click on upcoming events on our website:

Monday, August 28, 2006

Woodlawn Community Partnership Team Meeting

August 29th is the next meeting of the Woodlawn Community Partnership Team from 12:00-1:00 at the Woodlawn Community Center, 210 West Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860.