In conjunction with National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a Take Back the Night event will be held at Richmond High on Thursday, April 27, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Take Back The Night events are held in communities throughout the U.S. and worldwide with the aim of ending sexual violence in all forms and to provide support and resources to survivors.
The Richmond High event will feature local speakers, live entertainment, an empowerment rally and march and community resources.
The Richmond High event is being held by Community Violence Solutions, the umbrella organization for Rape Crisis Center of Contra Costa and Marin Counties, as well as the high school, Y-Team, and the Black Student Union.
Richmond High School is located at 1250 23rd St. For more information, call (510) 237-0113.