Guide to Being One of the 10 Points of Light What does it take to be one of the 10 Points of Light? Hold an empowering event of your choosing on the last Thursday in April. The actual activity or itinerary is up to We only ask that you choose a way to show your support for survivors. Consider these popular options: vigil, walk, yoga, run, bike, speak-out, poetry slam, musical performance. Open your event to the public, if possible. Get as many people as you can to Join our two planning calls with the other Points of Light in the months leading up to the event. There is no financial cost to being one of the 10 Points of However, if you do hold a fundraiser, all funds should be donated to the TBTN Foundation. Plan to get out the word via social media and live tweet and post about your event. If everyone is comfortable take photos and videos and post these powerful moments. Your event should be inclusive and welcome to all people. What can we expect in being one of the 10 Points of Light? Enjoy visibility on the Take Back The Night Foundation Website and Social Media platforms. Opportunity to be part of national, regional and local interviews for tv, radio and other media Opportunity to have celebrities attend and participate in your event. If you prefer not to have celebrities, please let us know on your application. Opportunity to receive funding for your event should interested parties contact the TBTN Foundation with offers of support. How to Apply Make sure you have a coordinator and a co-coordinator or other contact. Prepare a short description of your event. Have a logo or other image available to identify your organization and/or event. Ensure you have a location to hold the event on the last Thursday in April. Complete the application on the TBTNF Website. TBTNF will let you know if you’ve been accepted within 5-10 business days at the latest. You’ll usually know with 3 days. Apply to be a Point of Light here. Thursday, April 30, 2020 – Site Locations Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL – Contact Knox College in Galesburg, IL – Contact Rally Against Rape in Washington, DC – Contact SARA Roanoke in Roanoke, VA – Contact True Ridge in Hendersonville, NC – Contact University of Nebraska in Omaha, NE – Contact University of Texas in El Paso, TX – Contact University of Virginia in Wise, VA – Contact Union High School in Nampa, ID – Contact Women’s and Children’s Alliance in Boise, ID – Contact Contact us TBTN is a 100% volunteer organization. We do our best to respond to inquiries within 24 hours, if not sooner. TBTN has victims’ rights attorneys to provide Legal Assistance for survivors. Please complete the intake form. For all other inquiries, complete our contact form. If you are in need of immediate medical or legal, support, please call 911. If you are in need of counseling support, please call (855) 598-4086 in the US or visit our Resources section for further information. Events February 2020 M T W T F S S « Nov 12 3456789 10111213141516 17181920212223 242526272829 Support Us Scroll to top before you go. please donate. Donate in honor of someone who has survived sexual or domestic violence or donate to support an event in your community. $25 supports vigil candles for an event. $50 supports wristbands and buttons for an event. $100 supports banners and signs to lead a march. $500 provides awareness programming for a school. Yes I want to help!