Annual Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Week
3rd Week in October – Sunday through Saturday
October is National Domestic and Family Violence Awareness/Prevention Month and National Bullying Prevention Month
The purpose of an Annual Proclamation for Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Week is to bring about community awareness while providing opportunities to come together in unity, for all of our schools, families, and communities to take to heart
the 14 Word Purple Hands Pledge™.
Not just for this week ♥ For a Lifetime!
Let’s get All of our Public Officials on board!
You can request Official Proclamations from your Governor, School Board & Superintendent, and Local Public Officials.
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25th Annual National Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Week
October 16th-22nd 2022
Official Annual Proclamations ♥ 1998 to Present Day
Oregon Governor Kate Brown has publicly shown her support for the Purple Hands Pledge™ since 2003 when elected Majority Leader of the Oregon Senate.
The Board of Directors & Superintendent of Salem-Keizer Public Schools proclaims October 16-22, 2022, to be the 25th Annual National Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Week in the Salem-Keizer School District.
Watch: Marion County Commissioners Present the 25th Annual Proclamation
Marion County Oregon Commissioners Kevin Cameron, Danielle Bethell, and Colm Willis present the 25th Annual Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Week Proclamation.