WAUKESHA, WIS.— Take Back the Night, an annual event to raise awareness about the problem of sexual and domestic violence, will be held on the Carroll University campus on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. The event will begin at 7 p.m. on the lawn in front of Main Hall, 120 N. East Ave., or in the Stackner Ballroom of the Campus Center, 101 N. East Ave., if weather requires. It is free and open to the public.
Take Back the Night is presented by Carroll University Student Affairs, Carroll Greek Life, the Walter Young Center at Carroll, and The Women’s Center. The event will include a survivor speak out, a candlelight vigil and a short march around the community.
Monetary donations will be accepted and T-shirts will be sold in the Campus Center lobby Monday, Sept. 17, through Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m., and during the event. All proceeds will benefit The Women's Center.
Another event on Friday, Sept. 21, will address similar issues. Maria Falzone’s lecture, “Sex Rules,” will discuss consent, making wise choices and more. Her talk will begin at 8:30 p.m. in the Stackner Ballroom. This event also is free and open to the public.
For more information on Take Back the Night, contact Angie Brannan, director of counseling, at firstname.lastname@example.org.