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Take Back the Night rally to raise awareness of sexual violence

April 18, 2013

Turningpoint shelter for victims of domestic violence is partnering with the St. Croix Sexual Assault Response team to raise awareness concerning sexual violence by hosting their second annual Take Back the Night march, rally and inter-faith candlelight vigil starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church.

Admission is free and the public is welcome. There will be T-shirt, poster making, music, an open mic and other activities offered.

Take Back the Night is a powerful national movement started in the 1970s to combat sexual violence and abuse on campuses in communities around the world.

Take Back the Night is a community wide march and rally intended as a protest and direct action against rape and other forms of sexual violence.

Take Back the Night inspires men and women to take a stand against violence and illuminates the darkness of sexual violence offering the victims a chance to heal.

For more information,  contact Turningpoint at 1-800-345-5104 or www.turningpoint-wi.org  and St. Croix Valley Sexual Assault  Response Team at 1-877-572-6313 or www.stcroixvalleysart.org.