Rally and March


Take A Stand Against Sexual Violence

2020  Take Back the Night Ann Arbor won’t be in the Michigan League this year.

But we will be holding a VIDEO version ONLINE and it will be released on April 2nd at 7 pm on our YouTube channel!

 

 

Thank you to our 2020 sponsors!

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We would like to thank our

Our Keynote Speaker

Jaclyn Friedman
writer, speaker, pleasure activist

She has graciously offered to speak at our rally in 2021 so stay tuned for that!! In the mean time BUY HER BOOK!!
https://www.sealpress.com/titles/jessica-valenti/believe-me/9781580058797

 Learn more about Jaclyn at www.jaclynfriedman.com

Jaclyn wrote the book “Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape” as well as other books about women and positive sexuality.  Her podcast, Unscrewed,  was named one of the best sex podcasts by Marie Claire and Esquire.
She is also an open bisexual and involved in Jewish activism.
Note – books are for sale via Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor

Her latest work, a book of essays called “Believe Me” asks the question what would happen if we not only listened to women when they disclosed about sexual violence

We would also like to thank Detroit Women’s Chorus who has been practicing for hours to perform at the rally. We look forward to hearing them at the rally in the future.

Their mission is to is to create a safe space for all women to express themselves through the choral arts and connect with each other in a way that builds friendship, understanding, and connection within the group and within Metro Detroit.
For more information about the chorus, go to www.detroitwomenschorus.org

And we congratulate Spoken Word Poetry By Sophia Fortunato  for her beautiful poem.

Note – Content can be triggering – Counselors will be in attendance if needed
*****Content may not be appropriate for children – Parental discretion is advised******

 

Parking after 6 pm is free (other than Gold sections)

There is parking at the Garage on Thayer, but sometimes they charge $5 cash.

https://maps.studentlife.umich.edu/building/michigan-league

March will be immediately following!

Note – Police presence at event: They are attending in a role to close the streets and monitor traffic to keep all attendees safe.

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Music will be provided by Prestige Entertainment