For immediate release – 3/27/09 Contact: Chuck Brown, Communications, 815-226-3374
Rockford College hosts “Take Back the Night” April 9 to raise awareness of the problem of violence against women. The event starts with a gathering at 4:30 p.m. in the Grace Roper Lounge of the Burpee Center on campus followed by a march around campus at 5 p.m. and inspirational ceremony at 5:30 p.m.
The college is holding this event in collaboration with Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month. All activities are open to the public and both women and men are encouraged to attend.
Parking for the event is in parking lot “A” and is wheelchair accessible. For more information, e-mail Hannah Stravers at Rockford College, email@example.com.