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Take Back the Night Rally and Event

Created: October 01, 2019 09:01 AM

Wednesday, October 9
UMD, 1120 Kirby Drive, Duluth

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The University of Minnesota-Duluth is hosting Take Back the Night event on Wednesday, October 9. Here are the details:

Pre-Rally Gathering & Resource Fair at UMD Kirby Ballroom at 6 p.m.
Learn about resources for support in the Duluth community, ways to get involved, and campus and community engagement around the prevention and intervention of power-based violence. A workshop to create t-shirts for UMD’s Clothesline project campaign and opportunities for attendees to make signs for the march are also provided.

Rally at 6:30 p.m.
Rally together as a community to raise voices in protest, support, and encouragement of cultural change. 

March around campus and neighboring community at 7 p.m.
Start at Kirby Ballroom. Walk to Kirby Bus Hub. Head towards the UMD Library Bus Hub. Turn right on St. Marie street towards Domino's Pizza. Turn right to march along Woodland Avenue towards the Bluestone area. Turn left to march in a space between Bluestone and UMD. Turn Left to continue onto University Drive. Turn right to march along College St. and then turn right onto Kirby Dr. To return to Kirby Bus Hub, following signs back up to the Kirby Ballroom for closing remarks and speak out space. 

Speak Out - back at the UMD Kirby Ballroom at approximately 7:30 p.m.
A space for attendees to speak out about their experiences and share their truth. This space encourages victims/survivors of power-based violence, their supporters, and the community to share their hopes, fears, and stories about power-based violence.

Take Back the Night is free and open to the public. Campus and community members are encouraged and welcome to attend. All people regardless of identity or background are welcome. 

For more information, please contact: Jade Moorse, Take Back the Night Committee, wrac@d.umn.edu

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