2021 Take Back the Night!
Virtual Global Event - Thursday, 4/29
WE WILL STILL TAKE BACK THE NIGHT!
We Are Still Taking Back the Night!
By following us, "liking" us and attending the virtual event, you are showing that you are committed to believing and supporting survivors, decreasing the stigma of reaching out, and ending sexual and relationship violence.
Be sure to follow us on Facebook so that you can participate and receive all of the valuable resources and messages of support that will be posted throughout the week.
TBTN Virtual Live Event!
Show your support and attend the virtual Take Back the Night event! There will be speakers, poetry, and healing activities as part of this powerful web-event.
*Times listed are Central Standard Time*
- 6:50PM: Acoustic Guitar Interlude
- 7:00PM: Welcome
- 7:05PM: Grounding
- 7:08PM: Inclusivity & History of TBTN
- 7:13PM: Survivor Stories
- 7:17PM: Vision for Young Men in the Work to End Sexual Violence
- 7:22PM: Thoughts on Gender Identity & Male Survivors
- 7:28PM: Original Poetry Reading
- 7:33PM: Justice for Survivors & TBTN Justice Hotline
- 7:38PM: Men’s Involvement
- 7:43PM: Survivor Stories
- 7:46PM: Poetry Reading
- 7:50PM: Closing Grounding
- 7:56PM: Conclusion
- 8:00PM: Acoustic Guitar Interlude
Online Awareness Workshops
Live Online Workshops!
Swag items will be given to all students who attend and participate!
The workshops will be provided via Google Meet. You must register (click links below). A Google Meet invite will be sent to you, 30 minutes prior to start of the workshop.
If you are interested in attending, please complete the registration form for the topics of your choosing below. The cut-off time to register is 30 minutes prior to it's start.
Times are Central Standard Time (CST)
DARE TO CARE Events:
Talk About It Tuesday on Instagram Live
Tuesday, April 27 at 7:00pm CST
Join the Dare to Care peer educators for our weekly Instagram Live.
Spring term’s theme is ‘Reframing Bystander Intervention: A Continuum of Action’ and this week we will be looking at responding to sexual harassment, including street harassment, microaggressions, in the workplace, etc.
Workshop Wednesday: #Know Your Worth Showcase
Wednesday, 4/28 - Trustees Room (302), Alumni Hall
The first half of this capstone event will showcase submissions from Knox students (with permission) collected during #KnowYourWorth week. Entrees will be on display and entrants will be invited to personally share their work. In-person.
The second half of this capstone event will feature keynote speaker Monica Prince '12 reading from her original works. Monica will take questions from the audience and at the conclusion of the program, we will give away 12 signed copies of Monica’s book. In-person and virtual.
Victim Services - 309-837-5555
The program provides free and confidential services in a safe environment with knowledgeable staff members who are ready to provide emergency services, advocacy, counseling, professional training, and public education.
Safe Harbor - 309-343-SAFE (7233)
Safe Harbor Family Crisis Center is a non-profit community agency that provides confidential help to individuals who are experiencing violence in their relationships.
While you may not have control over another person's violent behavior, you do have choices about how you respond. Always remember it is against the law for your partner to abuse you. Domestic violence is not a family matter - it is a serious crime. You have the right and power to break free from the violence.
National Domestice Violence Hotline - 800-799-SAFE(7233)
Callers to The Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) can expect highly trained, experienced advocates to offer compassionate support, crisis intervention information, educational services and referral services in more than 200 languages.
Visitors to this site can find information about domestic violence, online instructional materials, safety planning, local resources and ways to support the organization.
RAINN - 800-656-HOPE(4673)
RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.HOPE in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DoD Safe Helpline for the Department of Defense.
RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help survivors, and ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
Knox College Counseling Services Resources
To inquire about an appointment, or for any questions or concerns, please contact the office by calling 309-341-7492 or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Janell McGruder – Asst. Dean for Student Wellness/Director
Megan McGruder – Asst. Director, Counselor, Outreach
Vicki Swedlund – Administrative Assistant
Dr. Phyllis Mogielski-Watson – Counselor
Rhonda Nelson – Counselor
Erica Taylor – Counselor
Gia Washington – Counselor
Crystal Williams – Counselor