The Tucson community and University of Arizona are having a joint Take Back the Night event on Tuesday, April 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Two marches start at the MLK Student Center (for campus students/staff/faculty) and from Time Market (community members) to converge upon Geronimo Plaza (southeast corner of Euclid/University Blvd.) for speakers, a resource fair, as well as dance and performance artists, singers, and the opportunity for survivors to share their stories.
This year’s event features keynote speaker UA adjunct faculty member Dr. Frank Galarte, and performances by Boys R Us, Esperanza Dance Project, UA Pride Alliance.
The Take Back the Night movement “unifies community by educating and inspiring them to speak out against sexual violence”. More info: 520-626-1829, 520-327-1171, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TBTN.Tucson
More in the press release published here at Tucsoncitizen.com earlier in March (click here). Info on sponsor SACASA, Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault, www.sacasa.org.
Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault, a member of Arizona’s Children Association family of agencies, is a non-profit organization that offers a full range of services to victims of sexual assault in Pima County and throughout Southern Arizona. It is SACASA’s mission to reduce the trauma and incidence of sexual assault by providing treatment and promoting prevention of sexual abuse, incest, molestation and rape. We provide a safe place for survivors to gain strength, learn coping skills, and develop trusting, caring relationships.
Stop rape. Speak out against sexual violence. Support survivors.