YWCA kicks off Week Without Violence on Monday night

Monday night’s Take Back the Night event concluded with a candlelight vigil honoring all of the victims of domestic violence.

The YWCA of St. Joseph kicked off its Week Without Violence with the “Take Back the Night” event on Monday.

October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and in conjunction, the YWCA, an organization that looks to end racism and empower women year-round, organized a series of events throughout the week to raise awareness.

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