Take Back the Night to raise awareness of sexual violence | Community Spirit
The 31st annual Take Back the Night rally and march will take place on Thursday, April 26 beginning with a pre-rally gathering of community agencies at the College of Saint Rose. The pre-rally will begin at 4 p.m.
The Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center and The College of Saint Rose will sponsor the event. Immediately following the rally, participants will march through the streets of Albany and will meet back at the college to hear survivors speak and a candlelight vigil will be held.
Sexual assault survivors will speak about their experiences and local non-profit and health agencies will staff informational tables during the pre-rally. There will also be music and art at the event.
Take Back the Night is an international event that has been happening around the world since 1976. It is held to help increase awareness and educate the community on sexual violence and violent crime.
Everyone is welcome to the event. For more information on Take Back the Night contact the Albany County Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center at (518) 447-7100 or click here.