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Speak out against sexual violence

Superior/Douglas County Leadership, CASDA (Center Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse, Inc.) and UWS are planning a "Speak Out" during April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Superior/Douglas County Leadership, CASDA (Center Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse, Inc.) and UWS are planning a "Speak Out" during April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

This event will be held Friday, April 16, starting at the UWS Yellowjacket Union with a march/walk 4-5 p.m. and a "Speak Out" 5-7 p.m. at the Superior Community Gardens (kitty corner from Red Mug).

Speak Out, Superior is free and open to anyone interested in ending sexual violence in the community.

The march will follow Belknap Avenue, stopping at the Courthouse for 60 seconds of silence in honor and recognition of victims, and will continue to Hammond Avenue, ending at the Community Garden (Hammond and Broadway) where the "Speak Out" takes place.

The "Speak Out" will include state Rep. Nick Milroy, victim testimonies, support initiatives, music and more.

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There will be free parking in Lot 2 located by Burger King and behind the Yellowjacket Union. Along the march/walk, UWS Health and Counseling Services will have red flags marking the path and honoring those victimized, along with signage of facts, comments, and quotes relative to abuse.

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