YWCA and the Glendale Commission on the Status of Women will hold its Annual Candlelight Vigil and fifth annual Purple Tie Awards on the steps of Glendale City Hall to center the voices of survivors, honor those who have lost their lives, and recognize men in the community who are working to end domestic violence and build a culture of support for survivors on Oct. 11 at 6 p.m.
This year’s honorees include Glendale Police Department’s Sgt. Jose Barajas, Kaiser Permanente’s Mario Ceballos and Glendale Unified School District’s Shant Sahakian. The awards presentation will include opening remarks by Glendale Mayor Dan Brotman, special guest speaker photographer Hannah Kozak, followed by a candle lighting ceremony.
First published in the October 7 print issue of the Glendale News-Press.