Paint Phoenix Purple

​​​​​​​​​​In 2013, the City of Phoenix created the "Roadmap to Excellence: making the City of Phoenix a National Leader in Preventing and Ending Domestic Violence" along with an awareness campaign called "Paint Phoenix Purple". In addition to activities which directly impact survivors, the​​ initiative also emphasizes having important conversations to prevent and end domestic violence.​​​​

2020 Upcoming events

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 Please click here for more information: BaRC Protecting Our Pets_October_6_2020.pdf


2020 Awareness Events!

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2020 Paint Phoenix Purple Domestic Violence Awareness Pets For Purple Contest Official Rules

  • One entry per pet.
  • Contest open to city of Phoenix residents and employees who are 18 years of age or older.
  • The photo must not exceed 1MB and should be submitted in one of the following formats: JPG, JPEG or PNG file.
  • Photos must not contain inappropriate images or messages.The photo will immediately be disqualified.  We reserve the right to approve all photos.
  • Contest entrant must be the pet owner or reside in the same household as pet owner.
  • By entering the contest, entrants hereby grant permission for the City of Phoenix and Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence to utilize, share and/or broadcast the photograph/image as deemed appropriate.
  • Photo or image must contain the color purple AND a prompt to raise awareness about domestic violence. For example: "No excuse for abuse".
    For more information, call or email 602-292-3415
    For more information, or a copy of this publication in an alternate format, contact (602) 262-4520 Voice
    Photo and completed registration form must be emailed to: by 5 p.m. on Friday, September 18th. Click here for full flyer and entry rules: PPP Pet Photo Contest (1).pdf


2020 Pet Contest Registrations (1).pdf

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Please click here for full details and to join us in bringing awareness! 

2020 PPP Virtual Run Walk.pdf

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​Find Help for Domestic Violence!


The Strategic Initiatives team has several partnership opportunities for businesses, organizations, school districts, and the community.  Additional information is attached. 

  • Community/School Awareness Presentations
  • Staff Trainings and Train-the -Trainer
  • Resource Fairs
  • Youth Town Hall
  • Awareness-themed Local Sporting Events
  • Item Drives

Please contact the Strategic Initiatives team to learn how you can join us in combatting Domestic Violence in our community!

​Sergio Gomez
Strategic Initiatives Manager
(602) 262-4946