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Vice Mayor Waring To Address High School Football Crowd On Domestic/Teen Dating ViolenceVice Mayor Waring To Address High School Football Crowd On Domestic/Teen Dating Violence<div class="ExternalClassA448D51643D1471A9672DF7299B76303"><p>​Phoenix Vice Mayor Jim Waring will highlight domestic and teen dating violence awareness when he speaks during halftime of the football game between North Canyon and Pinnacle high schools on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at North Canyon High School, 1700 E. Union Hills Drive. Halftime is scheduled for 7:45 p.m.</p><p><span style="line-height:1.6;">"</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">One in 10 high school students reports being hit, slapped or hurt by a boyfriend or </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">girlfriend," Vice Mayor Waring said. "I want to thank the Paradise Valley School District for choosing a popular, high-profile event to reach their students with this important message."</span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.6;"></span><span style="line-height:1.6;">Throughout October, the </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">city of Phoenix will "Paint Phoenix Purple" in observance of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month as part of its commitment to prevent and end domestic violence. The teams at the game will honor the campaign by wearing purple socks, while cheerleaders will don purple bows. </span></p><p><span style="line-height:1.6;"></span><span style="line-height:1.6;">The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence will be at the game providing information on teen dating and domestic violence. </span><span style="line-height:1.6;"> </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">More information on the Paint Phoenix Purple campaign is available at paintphoenixpurple.org. </span></p></div>9/30/2014 8:00:00 PMDavid Urbinato602-495-5405