Nationally one in four women will be victims of domestic violence at some point in their lives.
throughout October communities across the country will remember the victims of domestic violence and celebrate the progress made in awareness over the years. Monday there will be simultaneous Speak Out and candlelight vigils held in Pierre, Rapid City, and Sioux Falls.
The event will start at 6:00 a.m. at the Main Library in Sioux Falls. Advocates and survivors will speak along with U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson.