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Employee Assistance Program

Calendar of Events

Planned activities at Downstate Medical Center:


  • October 2010 is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
  • Old cell phones will be collected during October for donation to women's shelters. Please contact Lorraine Brooks at extension 1489 if you have a usable cell phone that can be donated.

October 8 - Information tables will be set up outside the Cafeteria.

October 27 - TURN THE WORKFORCE PURPLE - All DMC employees and students are asked to wear something purple to show their support for the victims of Domestic Violence. Everyone who wears purple will be invited to have their photo taken with other staff members, in front of the Atrium. This is a great opportunity to show solidarity and help to raise awareness of this "silent epidemic".

October 15 - Information and resources will be available in Sodexho Court.

October 27 - POETRY IN PURPLE - Join us for a rockin' evening of spoken word and music to combat domestic violence! The program will beheld in Alumni Auditorium, 6PM. Come - and bring friends to this powerful, spirit-raising event! Sponsored by the Employee Assistance Program.