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Organize a Solidarity Event

In Hamilton we are extremely lucky to have many different community groups and organizations that are interested in creating more awareness and speaking out about the issue of gendered violence in our community.

If you are interested in organizing an event in solidarity wtih Take Back the Night please contact Crickett at crickett@sacha.ca. Your event will be listed on this site and promoted by SACHA!

Solidarity events are a great way to bring up the discussion of gendered violence in our community in a safe way.

Ideas for events:
• movie night
• poster/sign making party
• discussion group
• invite a SACHA staff person to chat with your group

 

2017 TBTN Solidarity Events

Take Back the Night Sign Making Parties!

Got an awesome idea for a sign for this year’s Take Back the Night? Want to tell all of Hamilton and the world how you believe survivors?

Just want to play with markers and bristol board? C’mon over to Hamilton Public Library’s Pre-TBTN Sign Making Party!

Share ideas and conversation with awesome people.

HPL will supply bristol board, markers, and sign making supplies but if you have any special art supplies you would like to bring you are more than welcome.

Folks of all genders welcome to this free event.

Dates:

Central Library - September 14th and 21st from 4-5pm
Red Hill Library - Tuesday, September 26th at 6pm
Saltflleet Library - Wednesday, September 27 at 6pm

 

2016 TBTN Solidarity Events

 

Free Bus from McMaster University

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Our amazing allies at Unifor 5555's Women's Committee have organized a FREE BUS from McMaster University.

The bus will leave the campus from the parking lot side of the Student Centre at 5:30pm and will return to campus by 9:15pm. All are welcome on a first come first served basis.

 

Free TBTN Solidarity Bike Ride

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Join us on a group SoBi ride in support of SACHA’s Take Back the Night rally.

Ride Details:

  • Thursday, October 13th
  • 4:30PM – Meet @ MUSC hub, decorate bikes
  • 5PM -Ride departure
  • Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1703826926606922/

Contact Devon from Hamilton Bike Share @289-788-3491 for further information.

Promo codes will be available at the ride so you can ride a SoBi bike for free. You’re welcome to bring your own personal bike for the ride!

Route: Through Mac, down Emerson, along rail trail all the way to Dundurn. Down Dundurn to new bike lanes on Herkimer, and down MacNab to City Hall. We will bike past other SoBi hubs– and all are welcome to join the ride at any time.

Individuals are welcome to ride back to McMaster together or in smaller groups, but no coordinated return ride will occur.

 

2015 TBTN Solidarity Events

 

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Thursday, September 17th – 4:30pm
Pizza and Pre-TBTN Gathering at the Women’s Centre

Get ready for TBTN by gathering at the Women’s Centre for food, poster making, support, and motivation! We will walk together to City Hall at 6:00 PM to join the Take Back the Night rally and march.

Where: The Women’s Centre of Hamilton – 100 Main Street East, Suite 205, 905-522-0127

This resource developed with the generous support of the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
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