Bahai News - Take Back the Night rally set for Thursday at UNC
Take Back the Night rally set for Thursday at UNC
Story By Staff Reports
Posted on Tuesday, October 23 @ 02:45:12 EDT
The University of Northern Colorado's Women's Resource Center will sponsor
a Take Back the Night rally and march on Thursday. Everyone is welcome.
The event begins with live music at 6 p.m. at UNC's Garden Theater, east
of 10th Avenue between 18th Street and Cranford Place. Speakers and a
performance by the Baha'i Dance Workshop follow at 7 p.m.
At 7:30, participants will march up 10th Avenue past the Univesity Center,
weave through west campus and end at the Women's Resource Center,
Scott-Willcoxon Hall, 1915 10th Ave., where there will be a reception.
"This is a march protesting violence," said Michele Tyson, one of the event
organizers and a UNC graduate student who works at the center. Violence
against women is just part of that, she said.
Take Back the Night began nationally in 1976, as a protest against violence
toward women, particularly sexual assault. This is UNC's sixth year to
sponsor the event.
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