UC Davis Campus Violence Prevention Programis hosting Take Back the Night from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, in the East Quad.
The event is one of hundreds of annual rallies that take place around the globe to bring attention to the issue of sexual violence. Take Back the Night will feature popular local bands, special guest speakers, a resource fair, as well as a community art project.
The guest speaker is Professor Todd Migliaccio. UCD Student Housing’s Clothesline Project, which features t-shirts designed by sexual assault survivors and community members, will be on display.
Performing at the free event will be the UCD a cappella group The Spokes, local funk band Big Sticky Mess and Walking Spanish. Additionally, there will be reprise performances from the UCD production of Our Stories.
There will be a raffle with more than $500 in prizes donated from community vendors, including Tres Hermanas, European Wax Center, Pizza Guys, Davis Food Co-Op, Dos Coyotes and Round Table Pizza. Community members will receive raffle tickets upon arrival and also for visiting the event resource booths.
Campus Violence Prevention Program is dedicated to reducing the incidence of sexual assault, intimate partner violence and stalking in the campus community. It provides a wide variety of services such as educational programs and workshops, academic courses, and victim advocates. For further information about CVPP or Take Back the Night, visit cvpp.ucdavis.edu or contact the office at 530-752-3299.