UMBC's Take Back the Night 2019
A Sexual Assault Awareness Month Event
Thursday, April 18, 2019 · 6 PM - 9 PM
On Campus : Meet on Commons Main Street
In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, join the Women's Center on Commons Main Street on Thursday, April 18th and let's take back the night!!
Events and activities include:
-The Survivor Speak Out (begins by 6:15pm)
-Campus March Against Sexual Violence
-The Clothesline Project
-Community Resource Fair and Craftivism (including the opportunity to make Clothesline Project t-shirts, Dear Survivor letters, and self-care takeaways) and We Believe You discussion group hosted in the Women's Center post-march.
There is limited seating for the speak-out. We recommend you arrive early. As seating fills up, we encourage you to make your way up to the balcony area on the 2nd floor of The Commons.
Stay tuned by liking the Women's Center on Facebook and following us on Instagram and Twitter. #UMBCtbtn is the official hashtag, so follow us there, too! You can see picturesfrom past years Take Back the Night on our blog.
For more information about UMBC's Take Back the Night, you can visit our What You Need to Know about TBTN blog series. Posts include more information about the survivor speak-out, the march, Greek Week involvement, and the post-march craftivism. More posts will be shared and/or updated leading up to 2019's event.
**Please note that we are requesting any one taking photos beyond personal use (i.e. media, class assignment) should reach out to the Women's Center to request a press pass prior to TBTN. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.**
Want learn more about what Take Back The Night is? Visit www.takebackthenight.org for more information.
UMBC students who identify as survivors are invited to speak at the speak-out forum. You can contact the Women's Center for more details, but you do not have to sign up in advanced to speak at the forum.
If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact the Women's Center at email@example.com for more details.
For accommodation needs or support, please contact the Women's Center.
This event is co-sponsored by UMBC's SGA and We Believe You.