Northern California Association For Women Take Back The Night

Rating: 5 stars   4 reviews

Issues: Crime & Law

Location: PO Box 2004 Sacramento CA 95812 USA

Mission: The purpose of the organization is to create a zero tolerance for violence against women by:·                      Increasing community awareness around issues of violence against women and its interrelationship with all other forms of oppression; ·                      Educating ourselves and others about the extent and the nature of violence that is systematically used against women to keep us from becoming powerful, autonomous individuals; ·                      Honoring the memory of the victims of violence and celebrating its survivors;·                      Serving as a collective voice for women to demand a world in which women''s bodies, minds and spirits are not targets of violence; ·                      Empowering individual men and women to take direct action against violence through activism; and·                      Providing the leadership to challenge organizations and other institutions to implement policies and initiatives which are effective in addressing issues of violence against women.
Programs: Annual Take Back the Night rally and march
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Rating: 5 stars  

Sacramento Women Take Back the Night has had consecutive rallies and marches to end violence against women annually for the last 35 years! This is the longest running Take Back the Night that we know of. I am so proud to be a part of this grassroots community based organization that strives to raise awareness locally about the effects of violence on our communities and to call for an end to it! Thanks for the work you do as well, it is inspiring!

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I have been empowered to speak out against violence and have continued to find ways to educate and empower others.

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Figure out a way to make a stronger foundation. It is amazing to me on the $3000 a year budget that we have existed as long as we have.

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