Hamilton 24hr Crisis Lines:
• Inasmuch House 905-529-8600 • Fem-aide 1-877-336-2433 • Good Shepherd 905-523-6277 • SACHA 905-525-4162 •
• Native Women's Centre 1-888-308-6559 • COAST (mental health) 905-972-8338 • Hamilton Interval House 905-387-8881 •

Take Back The Night

Take Back the Night , an annual event organized by SACHA — Sexual Assault Centre (Hamilton & Area) — is a powerful opportunity for all woman-identified individuals to actively build connections, assertively reclaim our right to safety, and courageously stand up against violence. Take Back The Night 2012

This year’s event will include henna tattoos, information tables, Take Back the Night t-shirts and buttons, laughter yoga, sign making, music, food, some surprises and, of course, a loud and empowered march! See you there!

When: Thursday, September 20th, 2012.

6:30pm – We Gather
7:30pm – We Rally
8:00pm – We March

Who: Women-Identified Folks and Children are welcome!
Where: Hamilton City Hall – 71 Main Street, Hamilton ON

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For more information or to request ASL interpretation, contact SACHA: 905.525.4573 or [email protected] .

For more information, conversation and celebration of Take Back the Night in Hamilton visit: www.takebackthenighthamilton.wordpress.com

Visit the Take Back the Night Hamilton Facebook event here .

What Can Men Do?  Men helping to end gender-based violence

While our sisters march at Take Back the Night, we invite men - adult men, young men and Trans men - to join us and discuss how we can support their effort to work toward a future with no violence against women. Men must answer an urgent call to action, as we can be allies, partners, role models to other men & engaged bystanders. Let’s talk about how we can be a part of change, with Urgency and with Love.

Jeff Perera is a Program Manager for the White Ribbon Campaign, the world’s largest effort to engage men and boys in working to end violence against women. Jeff speaks to people from all walks of life around how society’s unattainable concepts of masculinity are effecting men and boys and impacting women and girls.

When: Thursday, September 20th at 6:30pm
Where: YWCA - 75 MacNab Street South - in room 5R

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Visit the 'What Can Men Do?' Facebook event page here .

Presented by SACHA and White Ribbon Campaign.

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About cjw

A mother of three and a survivor of domestic violence, I am passionate about helping women who feel isolated and alone, women who may have children that are profoundly impacted by the trauma of domestic violence and women who need to understand where they can go to get help for themselves and their families. I am a registered nurse who has worked for the last 16 years in a critical care area only to have to flee to a women's shelter and have my whole life changed. I know fear, I know pain and I now know food banks...I'm in good company.
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