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2012 Co-Sponsors Posted

We are excited to announce and thank our 2012 Co-Sponsors.  Many of these organizations will be present at the event Resource Fair on October 13 with more information about the services they provide in our community:

9 to 5 • Art Beast • California Coalition Against Sexual AssaultCalifornia NOWCalifornia Nurses Association • Chab DaiCommunity Against Sexual HarmCourage Martial ArtsFem Dems of Sacramento • The Gender Health Center • Inter-Tribal Council of California, Inc.League of Women Voters of Sacramento CountyMy Sister’s HousePlanned ParenthoodSacramento Downtown Grid • Sacramento Native American Health Center Sacramento Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)Sak SaumSave Ourselves Breast Cancer AwarenessSexual Assault Domestic Violence Center of Yolo County • The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence in Sacramento • Tubman House • TYFFA Personal Safety Workshop • V-Day Sacramento Victims of Crime Resource CenterWEAVEWomen’s Health SpecialistsWomen Lawyers of SacramentoYoga Seed Collective

2012 Rally Event Information

Join us as we take to the streets and take back the night!  Facebook event here.

The 2012 Rally will be held on October 13 in Midtown on a bustling Second Saturday. It will be an evening of remembrance, celebration, and action to stand against all forms of violence against women and children.

Resource Fair: 5:30pm
Rally: 6:00pm
March: 8:00pm

The resource fair will open at 5:00pm with information tables staffed by our co-sponsors. The resource fair will continue throughout the Rally to provide information about the crucial services offered in our community. Confirmed participants include: the Sacramento Native American Health Center My Sister’s House, WEAVE, Victims of Crime Resource Center, the League of Women Voters of Sacramento County, V-Day Sacramento with more to come.  Interested in becoming a co-sponsor?  More information here.

The Rally will kick-off at 6pm and include a survivor speak-out, dynamic speakers on the topic of violence against women, dance, spoken word, music, and culminating with Sacramento Taiko Dan. List of performers to come.

At 8pm we will take to the streets in protest- a tradition that has been held in Sacramento since 1979!

We’re also excited to unveil this year’s flyer image created by local artist Kara Schunk.  Kara has donated her artwork to V-Day Sacramento two years in a row in addition to creating the flyer image for this year’s Rally and we are very grateful to her!

Have questions?  Contact us at: [email protected]

On-going Planning Meetings

Planning meetings for the 33rd annual Women Take Back the Night Rally and March will be as follows:
Day: Every Wednesday
Time: 6pm
Location: Bows and Arrows – 1815 19th Street

We’re always excited to welcome new folks 🙂

Please check the website for updates or email me at [email protected]