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Dine Out for Safety on April 19, 2017

“Someone is affected by sexual violence every 2.5 minutes.
Help us help those in need.

Join us at a participating restaurant for Dine Out for Safety and up to 20% of proceeds will be donated to support Against Sexual Assault (SACASA), operated by CODAC. SACASA works tirelessly to end sexual assault and respond to the needs of those who are affected by violence. We rely heavily on individual and corporate contributions to maintain the quality and efficiency of our programs. Show your support for our work by joining us for Dine Out for Safety!”

Click on link below to find a restaurant (updated daily):

http://www.sacasa.org/home/dine-out-for-safety/participating-restaurants/

Last Spring my son and I ate lunch at La Cocina and held up a sign for the person we were dining out for,  a friend and  known victim of sexual assault.  She had also volunteered at SACASA.

SACASA’s FB page: https://www.facebook.com/DineOutForSafety/

Tucson Community Take Back the Night

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“Take Back the Night (TBTN) is an annual event to raise public awareness of the prevalence of sexual assault and support survivors in peaceful vigilance.
¡Recuperemos la Noche! (RLN) es un evento anual creado para concientizar sobre la violencia sexual y para apoyar a sobrevivientes en nuestra comunidad en un ambiente seguro.

This year’s event will include live local music, dance performances, special guest speakers, community art, a candlelight vigil, resource tables and opportunities for survivors to speak out and be supported.
Este año habrá música de artistas locales, bailes variados, arte comunitario, vigilia de luminaria, feria de recursos, y muchas oportunidades para sobrevivientes compartir sus experiencias y ser apoyados/as.

TBTN is free and open to all ages.
RLN es un evento gratuito y familiar

The House of Neighborly Services is located at 243 W 33rd St.
El local House of Neighborly Service esta ubicado en 243 W 33rd St.”

From their FB page, where you can RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1694078320866441/