MCC student group to host 'Take Back the Night'

CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College will host “Take Back the Night,” a domestic violence and sexual assault awareness event, on Wednesday, April 10.

The event, which is sponsored by MCC’s Student Peace Action Network, starts at 5:30 p.m. with an informational resource fair in the commons area of the college, 8900 Route 14.

Guest speakers Kelly Gallagher from VOICE Sexual Assault Services and Molly Horton from Turning Point will present keynote addresses in the Luecht Conference Center at 6:30 p.m., followed by a march to the college’s Peace Pole for a special vigil, which includes glow sticks.

The event is co-sponsored by the MCC Student Life Office and Multicultural Center.

The event is free and open to the public.

For details, contact the MCC Student Life Office at 815-455-8772 or email

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