First Annual JCHS Take Back the Night Event

Date: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 - 12:00am
On Tuesday, April 20, 2010, JCHS held our first annual Take Back the Night event on campus. The event was hosted by the JCHS VOICE (Violence Can End) Program. Those attending included JCHS Resident Assistants (from left to right) Kelsey Stokes, Ally Thompson, Taja Smith, Chris Gaines and Kristin Harrell, posing with Assistant Director of Student Life Sarah Ross (second from right).

On Tuesday, April 20, 2010, JCHS held its first annual Take Back the Night event on campus. The event was hosted by the JCHS VOICE (Violence Can End) Program and speakers included Dr. Douglas Southard, Provost and Dean of Academic Affairs for JCHS; Teresa Berry, Program Director of SARA (Sexual Assault Response and Awareness); Jen Bath, Forensic Nurse Examiner, Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital and Gil Harrington, mother of Morgan Harrington. In addition, there was an open forum for anyone who wished to speak about their personal experiences with abuse and a candelight vigil to honor victims of sexual violence, raise awareness for safety and offer hope to all.