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IT’S HERE!

It’s finally here!  Join us for the 33rd Annual Sacramento Women Take Back the Night Rally and March this weekend!  LET’S TAKE IT BACK!

The evening will include: a Resource Fair with representatives from Sacramento’s violence prevention community; a Rally including musical entertainment, dynamic community speakers, and a survivor speak-out; and the Take Back the Night March through the Midtown area.

Location: Sacramento Native American Health Center parking lot at 2020 J Street in Midtown Sacramento.
 
EVENT SCHEDULE
·         5:30pm: Resource Fair (over 25 local organizations present)
·         6pm-8pm: Rally on event stage
·         8pm: Take Back the Night March
 
ADDITIONAL EVENT INFORMATION
Activities for children provided by Art Beast (http://www.artbeaststudio.com).
Remarks by emcee Carrie Martin, Maryanne Henke of Sacramento Women Take Back the Night, Jodi Hicks of the California Medical Association, Rico Ozaki of My Sister’s House, Mandy Taylor of the WEAVE Speaker’s Bureau.

Performances by local band Der Spazm, self-defense instructor Midge Marino, Get Your Feet Wet Productions, spoken word artist Jovi Radtke, Step 1 Dance and Fitness, and Sacramento Taiko Dan.

Come out and bring your friends and family for an incredible night of activism, energy, and commitment to end all forms of violence against women and girls!

For more info, contact: [email protected]

REMINDER: BENEFIT CONCERT

Join us for an awesome night of music and good company to raise money for this year’s Sacramento Women Take Back the Night Rally and March.

DATE: Thursday, September 27

TIME: 8pm

LOCATION: Barfly at 1119 21st Street in Sacramento.

TICKETS: $5 – $25 sliding scale.

Music from:

DER SPAZM
PLAYBOY SCHOOL
CAVE WOMEN
VERBATIM (Hot Pot Studios)
DJ: THE MASTER SYSTEM

All proceeds go to support the 2012 Sacramento Women Take Back the Night Rally and March on Second Saturday October 13. We are an entirely not-for-profit event to end violence against women and take back the streets!

Join the Facebook Event HERE.

Can’t make it? You can still donate.  And please invite your friends!

2012 Rally Volunteers Needed

Sacramento Women Take Back the Night is recruiting volunteers for the October 13th Rally. It will be an evening of remembrance, celebration, and action to stand against all forms of violence against women and children.

A Volunteer Orientation will be held in the parking lot of the Sacramento Native American Health Center at 2020 J Street (the site where the event will be held) from 3-4 pm on Sunday October 7th. After the orientation we will have a BBQ/Button-Making Party to prepare for the event.

Please read through the volunteer position descriptions and shifts below.  Respond to [email protected] with all positions and shifts you can commit to, as well as any preferences or limitations you may have. Please include your name, phone number, and email:

Shifts: Set up 3pm-5pm, Rally 5pm-8pm, March 8pm-9pm, Take Down 8pm-10pm 
 
Security Volunteers:
* Ensure a safe space for all event participants and attendees
* Be a visible presence at the rally and respond to any disturbances
* Accompany the march staggered throughout the group of marchers and respond to any disturbances
* Support volunteers during set up and take down
 
March Monitors:
* Ensure a safe space for all event participants and attendees
* Set up the location for the event by assembling tables and chairs, hanging signs, and marking march route (10+)
* Hand out programs during the rally
* Pass the hat during the rally
* Accompany the march staggered throughout the group of marchers and encourage and support participants to TAKE BACK THE NIGHT!
* Keep marchers on sidewalks and assist across streets
* Take down all tables, chairs, and signs, put away supplies, throw away trash (non-marching)

To join us and for more information, please contact Sunny at [email protected]