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Take Back the Night: Finding Hope in the Arts

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Cultural Center for the Arts

1001 Market Avenue North

Canton, OH 44702

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On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, multiple agencies and organizations throughout Stark County will join together with the community to share in an evening of awareness about sexual and domestic violence and empower attendees to discover hope through dance, music and other forms of visual arts. The event will have activities for all ages, including a children's area.

Participating Speakers and Artists include:

Claire Juliet

Claire Juliet has often been called The Little Girl with the Big Voice! She is an 11 year old sixth grader at Green Intermediate School. Claire is a classically trained vocalist with a focus in opera. She has shared her voice at various venues throughout Ohio and is excited to perform at this year’s Take Back the Night event.

Pastor Walter Moss

Born and raised by a single mother in the southeast section of Canton, Rev. Walter moss believes that the key to reducing violence in our community is creating personal connections. As a project manager for the Stark County prosecutor's Community Initiative to Reduce Violence program, Rev. Moss coordinates the effort of law enforcement, the court systen, social services and religious institutions to steer young people away from criminal activity associated with gang affiliation. After graduation in 1973 from McKinley High School, Rev. Moss attended Ohio Universoty, where he helped found the Gospel Voices of Faith student choir and led a campus march in the late 1970s honoring the Rev. Martin Luthor King Jr., years before the civil rights leader's birthday became a national holiday. Rev. Moss has a Master's degree in Theology and has spent more than 40 years in ministry. He is dedicated to unifying churches in Stark County in order to become a stronger community.

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