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Community gathered to "Take Back the Night"

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The community came together Sunday to "Take Back the Night." The community came together Sunday to "Take Back the Night."
Several people gathered at Veterans Park in Jeffersontown for the event. Several people gathered at Veterans Park in Jeffersontown for the event.
In the 1970s, it began as a way to proclaim that women should be able to walk at night without fear. In the 1970s, it began as a way to proclaim that women should be able to walk at night without fear.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The community came together Sunday to "Take Back the Night."

Several people gathered at Veterans Park in Jeffersontown for the event.

In the 1970s, it began as a way to proclaim that women should be able to walk at night without fear. Over the years, "Take Back the Night" has turned into a way for communities to take a stand against sexual assaults and violence.

 The Center for Women and Families, MensWork and the Jeffersontown Police Department came together for the event.

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