Over 25,000 people in Glendale, CA have taken the Purple Hands Pledge®!
♥ March of 2005, the Purple Hands Pledge® was adopted as the Signature
Anti-Violence Program of the Commission on the Status of Women(CSW).
♥ January 2006, the Commission helped bring the Purple Hands Project to the programs offered during Yellow Ribbon Week by the Glendale Unified School District.
♥ Over 22,000 children, across all grades, took their own personal
Purple Hands Pledge®.
♥ The Purple Hands Project was an integral part of the Take Back the Night Rally and March to raise awareness about sexual assault and rape.
Virtually every participant took the Purple Hands Pledge® of non-violence!
♥ The program was well received and featured in the Local Paper,
the Glendale News-Press.
♥ In 2010 the CSW was able to successfully help implement the Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project’s® program with 100% participation throughout Glendale Unified School District’s 29 schools. This includes 20 elementary schools, four middle schools, and five high schools.