TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) is inviting the community to gather Tuesday, April 19 for Take Back the Night.

South Tucson Mayor Bob Teso plans on reading a proclamation at the YWCA’s The House of Neighborly Services, 243 W 33rd St.

Program Manager with the SAAF Carrie Eutizi says the community resource fair and youth activities start at 3:30pm.

She adds the evening programming starting at 5:30 p.m. features:

  • Mayor Teso’s proclamation
  • “Survivor Speak Out” session
  • Community artist performances

Not only does Take Back the Night encourages people to speak out against sexual violence, but it also helps survivors advocate to lower sex-crime incidents.

Eutizi reveals the event will host free food, prizes, and a variety of activities until 8 p.m.

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