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UT Tyler to Hold Public Rally Against Rape Jan. 31

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January 28, 2013

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

January 28, 2013

UT Tyler student health and wellness, in conjunction with the Office of Student Services, will hold a public event as part of the National Rally Against Rape 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 on campus, Kim Harvey-Livingston, student services director, announced.

The public rally will begin at 11:30 a.m. on the patio just outside The Met.

Discussions and a showing of the film “Transition to Survivor” and documentary “The Line” will begin at 12:30 p.m. in the University Center theater.

“This event is open to everyone, and it will be a safe place for survivors,” said Samantha Dwight, health education specialist.

The event is being organized in cooperation with the national event sponsored by Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment. PAVE is a leading national nonprofit group that shatters the silence of sexual violence, Dwight added.

For more information, contact Dwight, 903.566.7067 or sdwight@uttyler.edu.

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