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Take Back The Night

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Details

Date:
April 10
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

NMC Student Life
Phone:
231-995-1118
Email:
studentlife@nmc.edu
Website:
https://www.nmc.edu/student-services/student-life/index.html

Venue

Hagerty Center/Northwestern Michigan College
715 E. Front St./NMC Great Lakes Campus
Traverse City, MI United States
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Phone:
231-943-8073

Take Back the Night is a worldwide movement to support and empower survivors of sexual assault, and to spread community awareness about the prevailing issue. Every 98 seconds, another person experiences sexual assault. The event is free and open to the campus community and general public. Participants will meet at 5:15pm outside of the Hagerty Center on NMC’s Great Lakes campus to rally and march (march beginning at 5:30pm) through downtown and back (to the Hagerty Center).

The march will conclude around 6:30pm, where participants will gather for music, conversation, and most importantly, the Speak Out. The Speak Out gives survivors the opportunity to share their voices and experiences with sexual assault in a safe environment. The Speak Out is also a place for allies to share positive words of encouragement and support. Professional counselors will be present and available to help maintain the safe and supportive environment.