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Hundreds to March in Take Back the Night Event

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (April 15, 2010) – The Center for Women’s Concerns will host Take Back the Night Friday, April 30 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center.

Take Back the Night is a nationwide movement aimed at addressing issues regarding sexual assault and abuse on college campuses as well as society as whole. The night will include a speak-out for survivors and their loved ones to share their stories and performances by local artists and speakers. It will conclude with a march through the streets of Plattsburgh.

A week of events leading up to the march will begin April 26 and will include poster making April 27 and a demonstration in Amite Plaza at 11 a.m. April 28. In addition, “Prevention Intervention: Combating Violence on Our College Campus,” a forum sponsored by the center, will be held Thursday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.

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