Take Back the Night-St. Cloud

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT 2014

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

1 in 3 women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime

1 in 4 women will be the victim of domestic violence.

Remember to check the weather on September 25 for Take Back the Night, dress in layers, the weather gets cool fast when the sun goes down. Rain site to be determined.

Take Back the Night is a National event held in honor of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.  The event is held to raise awareness and to be an outlet for victims and survivors to reclaim their lives from violence.

Please join us at Barden Park, 720 5th Avenue S.  St. Cloud, MN  56301

Social Hour from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, enjoy children’s activities, check-out the clothesline project, make a t-shirt,  submit your story of violence anonymously, write words of encouragement to victim’s, see the silent witness display, enjoy music by KVSC, and informational tables on issues related to sexual violence and domestic violence.

Speakers 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, hear speakers from Central MN Sexual Assault Center, law enforcement, SCSU Women’s Center, and Anna Marie’s, and our keynote speaker, Gracemarie Brown, talk about violence against women in our community, and listen to survivors share their stories

March 8:00 pm-9:00 pm, walk through downtown St. Cloud to raise awareness of violence against women

Closing ceremony 9:00 pm, listen to inspirational words to end an empowering night