1st ANNUAL TAKE BACK THE NIGHT

Take Back The Night Rally to be hosted by A Community of Women, Inc. The event will be held Thursday, November 15, 2012 at First Christian Church of Paducah. We will gather for an evening of inspiration and empowerment. Speakers will be Deputy Sheriff Matt Carter, McCracken County Sheriff’s Department; Jennifer Villarreal, Program Manager at the Center for Community Supports for Four Rivers Behavioral Health; Samuel “Snacks” Hawkins, performance poet; Griggori Tyler Taylor, performance poet; Ali Havens, soloist; and FCC Praise Team.

Take Back The Night is an event held by organizations dedicated to helping women achieve safety and empowerment. However, this night is not for women only. We encourage men, women, and children of all ages to attend. Violence is a dark part of society that affects us all. Take Back The Night seeks to end sexual violence in all of its forms including sexual assault, sexual abuse, dating violence, and domestic violence. These events empower survivors (men, women and children) in the healing process and reminds us all of our responsibility in bringing about change. Take Back The Night’s goal is to create safe communities, raise awareness, and take back our streets.Please come and join us. One voice becoming many can make our homes and streets safe again. Together we can make a difference.

For more information, contact Denese Peebles at (270)519-7988, Rachael Krueger at (270)366-6124, or acommunityofwomeninc@gmail.com. You can also check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/communityofwomen.

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