VIRTUAL Take Back the Night

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VIRTUAL Take Back the Night

October 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
VIRTUAL Take Back the Night

A Survivor-Centered Event

dedicated to raising awareness for domestic violence,
honoring the memory of loved ones lost to domestic violence,
and showing survivors that they are not alone

Virtual Rally

– 6 p.m. virtual rally on Zoom
– led by YWCA MV CEO Dianne Stancato


– instead of an in-person march, we created Steps to Stop Violence:  a pledge to walk 982 steps before Take Back to honor the 982 domestic violence survivors we served at YWCA MV in 2019
– total steps taken will be announced as part of the virtual rally

Speak Out

– held on Zoom after rally & moderated by YWCA MV advocates
– for survivors to share their stories in a confidential and safe setting

Candlelight Vigil

– virtual attendees are invited to light a candle during speak out to honor a loved one or other survivors in the group