35th annual Take Back the Night rally to focus on sexual and gender-based violence against Black Lives

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - On Saturday, September 26, 2015, members of Toronto's Black communities and their allies will rally and march as part of the 35th annual Take Back the Night. Under the theme #AllBlackLivesMatter, hundreds will gather to march against sexual, gender-based, and Police violence, and specifically highlighting violence experienced by Black Trans Women, Black sex workers, Black LGBTQ people. They will be joined by Patrisse Cullors, the Los-Angeles-based founder of the Black Lives Matter movement.

WHAT:

35th Annual Take Back the Night Rally & March



DATE:

Saturday, September 26, 2015



TIME:

7:30 p.m.



WHERE:

Scadding Court Community Centre | 707 Dundas St. West



WHO:

Black Lives Matter Toronto, Patrisse Cullors of Black Lives Matter and the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape

This rally and action is organized by Black Lives Matter – Toronto, a coalition of Black community members, activists, youth, students, and professionals, and the Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/Multicultural Women Against Rape, a non-profit feminist organization committed to fighting violence against women and children.

SOURCE Black Lives Matter Toronto

For further information: For inquiries, contact Sandra Hudson at blacklivesmatterTO@gmail.com or 416-722-8842

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