Take Back the Night – TODAY

In Today's Events, by , on March 30th, 2017

For the second straight year, Niagara University is holding an event in conjunction with the Take Back the Night national movement, which aims to end sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms.

Co-sponsored by the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier, the March 30 event begins in the Gallagher Center gym at 7 p.m. with resource tables, poster making and a brief program. A student-organized march across campus and candlelight vigil commences at 8 p.m.

Admission is $1 per person, with all proceeds being donated to the YWCA of the Niagara Frontier.

Last year’s event drew hundreds of students and community members.

Take Back the Night is a nonprofit charity with the mission of ending sexual violence in all forms, including sexual assault, sexual abuse, dating violence, and domestic violence. TBTN empowers survivors in the healing process, and has hosted events throughout the world for over 50 years.

The event at Niagara University has brought together students and faculty member from several academic programs, especially counseling and criminology and criminal justice. To learn more about NU’s array of academic offerings, please visit www.niagara.edu.

For more information on the Take Back the Night event at Niagara University, please call 716.286.8182, or email jbeebe@niagara.edu or dradatz@niagara.edu.