43rd annual rally against sexual violence returns April 1 in Ann Arbor
Students march at the 38th annual Take Back the Night Ann Arbor on April 6, 2016 (Photo: Ruby Wallah)ANN ARBOR – The 43rd annual Take Back the Night Ann Arbor rally and march will take place this year on April 1 on the Diag at the University of Michigan. The annual event is focused on raising awareness of sexual violence and supporting survivors. TBTN Ann Arbor masks will be available at no cost. TBTN Ann Arbor T-shirts can be purchased ahead of time at http://tbtnannarbor.org/store. Following the rally, organizers will lead attendees on a march through the streets of Ann Arbor.
Rally that aims to raise awareness about sexual violence is back in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, MI -- The Take Back the Night Ann Arbor rally is returning in-person this year after being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Standing Tough Against Rape Society, or STARS, is a nonprofit that funds events like Take Back the Night Ann Arbor. The organization works alongside the University of Michigan’s University Students Against Rape student group to raise awareness about sexual violence. For 43 years, Take Back the Night Ann Arbor has gathered hundreds downtown to raise awareness about sexual violence and provide a support system for survivors. Read more:Mayor declares March 15 Ruth Bader Ginsburg Day in Ann ArborWhere to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Ann Arbor area‘Toxic political tornado’ debate over Ann Arbor council rules continuesmlive.com