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TAKE BACK THE NIGHT march 29-april 2 Schedule of Events
by crosspost (L) Friday March 26, 2004 at 09:37 AM
feminism@cwru.edu

Take Back The Night!

cwru feminist majority leadership alliance will be having our annual take back the night week march 29-april2.

take back the night is an international movement that is organized in communities with the purpose of unifying all people in an awareness of violence against women, children and families. tbtn is a collaboration of community and campus and other interested persons who are ready to take a stand against violence and make the night safe for everyone.

2004 take back the night schedule

all week long 1130am-130pm ksl oval/thwing atrium rainsite clothesline project the clothesline project s a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt. they then hang the shirt on a clothesline to be viewed by others as testimony to the problem of violence against women.

monday, march 29. 8-11pm thwing atrium. take back the mic take back the mic is an open mic/coffeehouse event that is a showcase of women artists, poets, and musicians. this year our headlining performance is verbal c, a self-described “eco-fem tribal hip hop rock” band. if you are interested in performing, you can contact winnie at wsl4@cwru.edu. food and drinks will be provided. groups are invited to table! let me know if your group wants to table.

tuesday, march 30. 530-7pm mather gallery confronting the rape culture within. this event will start out with a panel of campus and community activists and organizers discussing their experiences with the manifestations of rape culture that they've seen in the work they’ve done. then we will break out in to smaller groups to talk more about rape culture and how it has effected us and our activism, and what we can do to combat it. expect to definitely see carmen from the rape crisis center and river from the men’s action network, along with a couple other great panelists.

wednesday, march 31 time and place tba. talk to her film showing and discussion. discussion facilitation by carmen from the rape crisis center.

thursday, april 2 rally and vigil. 7pm--rally teams meet at fribley commons (off murray hill road) and wade commons (off juniper road) to make noise. the two feeder begin at this location. 8pm—feeder marches convene at the ksl oval (off Euclid, beside severance hall in front of ksl library) for the vigil. at the vigil, everyone receives a candle and a speak-out follows which provides a supportive environment for those survivors and secondary-survivors that choose to share their experiences. this is a very powerful experience that you will not forget. if you can only make it to one take back the night event, make this the one. post-vigil reflection to be held at 11325 hessler road.

friday, 5-8pm mather gallery. cleveland men against sexism (cmas) take back the night workshop. a guided discussion on socialization to oppressive and violent sexual attitudes. the workshop will be targeted towards the experiences of men under the patriarchy (men, that's you), but all are invited.

thwing center is located at 11111 euclid avenue, beside severance hall.

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