Central MN Take Back the Night 2014

Central MN Take Back the Night 2014

Thank you to everyone who planned, volunteered, spoke, or attended Central MN Take Back the Night 2014!  We look forward to seeing you at the event in Fall 2015!

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 for Take Back the Night, dress in layers, the weather gets cool fast when the sun goes down.

Take Back the Night is a local 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 Lake George/Eastman Park, 425 Lake Blvd.  St. Cloud, MN  56301.

Rain site: Miller Center/SCSU Room 122, 400 6th Street South, St. Cloud, MN 56301.

Social Hour from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm, enjoy children’s activities, check-out the clothesline project, silent witness display, shoe project, photo booth or make a t-shirt,  submit your story of violence anonymously, write words of encouragement to victim’s, enjoy music by Power Plant / Gracemarie along with 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, St. Cloud Law Enforcement, SCSU Women’s Center, and Anna Marie’s, and our keynote speaker, Donna Dunn; Executive Director of Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault addressing violence against women, the impact of trauma and the aspects of healing, and listen to survivors share their stories

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

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