Take Back the Night is a rally and march against sexual violence.
The rally will begin at 7pm on the Angus L Macdonald Library stairs, followed by a march through the town of Antigonish.
Emcee: Abena Amoako-Tuffour
- Mary (Hubba) Lafford: Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation Elder
- Karen Nembhard: St. Francis Xavier University student
- Jenn Laudadio: Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School teacher
Poster-making sessions will happen prior to the event:
- Wednesday September 27th 4-6pm at the People’s Place Library Community Room
- Wednesday September 27th 2-5pm at Paqtnkek Health Centre
- Thursday September 28th 12-2pm in the Bloomfield Centre 3rd floor
The march prostests the prevalence of sexual violence and its negative effects in society. It is recognized that this violence primarily affects women, but can be targeted towards anyone and has negative impacts on society as a whole.
People of all genders from campus and the broader community are welcome! The Antigonish Community Transit bus will be present for those with mobility concerns.