In commemoration of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center at Dimensions Healthcare System will hold its 14th Annual “Take Back the Night,” a rally and candlelight vigil honoring the triumphs of all survivors of sexual assault/abuse from Prince George’s County and surrounding communities. In its 44 years of existence, the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center has served over 25,000 victims and their families. The event will also exhibit the Clothesline Project done by survivors, and will be held rain or shine.
WHEN: Thursday, April 6, 2017
TIME: 6:30 -9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Surgical Pavilion, Prince George’s Hospital Center
3001 Hospital Drive
Cheverly, MD 20785
WHO: Donine Carrington, Chief, Special Victims and Family Violence Unit, Office of the State’s Attorney for Prince George’s County
Survivors of Sexual Assault and Abuse
WHY: To commemorate April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month by honoring the survivors of sexual assault and abuse and to increase awareness in the community.
PHOTO OPPS: Guest speakers, the Clothesline Project and the candlelight vigil
Members of the media are encouraged to attend.