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Orange County Domestic Violence Commission

Meetings

All Committee meetings were held at the Orange County Administration Building located at 201 South Rosalind Avenue, Orlando. Meetings are currently held virtually and streamed live on Orange TV.

Date & Time Meeting Minutes Video
September 30, 2020
Video
August 7, 2020
Video
Feb. 24, 2020 Meeting Minutes (PDF) Video
Dec. 6, 2019 Meeting Minutes (PDF) Video
Oct. 21, 2019 Meeting Minutes (PDF) Video

Events

Date & Time Event Resources
Oct. 1, 2020
11 a.m.
Domestic Violence Awareness Month Press Conference by Harbor House of Central Florida
Oct. 6, 2020
2 p.m.

Housing Rights Webinar: COVID-19 and Domestic Violence

In commemoration of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Orange County Domestic Violence Commission and Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida will host a free webinar for domestic violence survivors and entities serving this population.

Oct. 8, 2020
4:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

WKMG Virtual Fundraiser by Harbor House of Central Florida

WKMG News 6 will feature Harbor House throughout the day on Thursday, October 8. You can watch for survivor interviews, updates from Harbor House CEO Michelle Sperzel, stories about what Harbor House has been up to during the COVID-19 pandemic, and opportunities to learn and give.

Oct. 13, 2020
8 p.m.

Safety Planning (Start To Safe Escape) by Stand Up Survivor

A live stream discussion of Safety Planning. Learn to develop a practical plan that includes ways to remain safe while in a relationship, planning to leave, or after leaving.

Oct. 20, 2020

Purple Tie (and Mask) Tuesday by Harbor House of Central Florida

Show your commitment to helping end domestic violence by participating and wearing a Purple Tie on Tuesday, October 20.

Oct. 21, 2020
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Moving Beyond the Bruises: A Domestic Violence Conference by Harbor House of Central Florida

The goal of Moving Beyond the Bruises is to provide practical instruction using current information, the newest ideas, and most successful intervention strategies, to those professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against women.

Oct. 24, 2020
7 & 9:45 p.m.

No Ordinary Love Drive-In Movie

Oct. 25, 2020

Domestic Violence Awareness Walk/Run/Bike by Harbor House of Central Florida

Harbor House and Help Now are partnering to bring you the Domestic Violence Awareness Walk/Run/Bike. You can participate from wherever you are on Sunday, October 25. Registration is free. When you sign up, you can download a bib and tell us why you are walking, running, or biking.

Oct. 29, 2020
6 - 8 p.m.

Clerks Against Domestic Violence Workshop

In recognition of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Orange County Clerk of Courts reminds the community our office is a local resource for those affected directly and indirectly by domestic violence. As part of this, we will be hosting a special virtual "Clerks Against Domestic Violence Workshop" on Thursday, October 29th from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. live on Zoom. We have partnered with the Orlando Police Department, Harbor House of Central Florida, and Victim Service Center to bring awareness and valuable information to Orange County residents.

Oct. 29, 2020
6:30 p.m.

Keys of Freedom Conference by Nuevo Sendero

Nuevo Sendero is hosting a virtual conference “Keys of Freedom, Llaves de la Libertad”, with keynote speakers Rev. and author Omayra Font, and author Karim MacKey.

Public Comment

  • Residents can submit their comment to Public.Comment@ocfl.net before 5 PM the day before the Domestic Violence Commission meeting. The resident’s name, address, phone number, and the topic of public comment are required components of the email. The resident will need to indicate the specific Working Group they are addressing in public comment.
  • At the beginning of public comment period, Orange County staff will read your submission and add it to the public record. Please note emails that extend beyond the set time limit will not be read in their entirety. The citizen’s entire email however will be entered into the public record.
  • Please note that the time allocated to each individual for public comment (via email or in person) shall be at the sole discretion of the Mayor and may be reduced from the normal 3 minutes based on the number of speakers.
  • Orange County Government reserves the right to modify, amend, or discontinue these temporary procedures for public comment, with or without notice, in order to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations; to rectify technological or logistical difficulties; or to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the public.
  • Thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time. We will get through this together.

Contact Us

Orange County Domestic Violence Commission
Email: Ilia.Torres@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-0030

Media Inquiries
PIO@ocfl.net

All e-mail sent to this address becomes part of Orange County public record. Comments received by our e-mail subsystem can be read by anyone who requests that privilege. In compliance with "Government in the Sunshine" laws, Orange County Government must make available, at request, any and all information not deemed a threat to the security of law enforcement agencies and personnel.