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UCSC Take Back the Night 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type:
UCSC Women's Center
Location Details:
UC Santa Cruz
1156 High St, Santa Cruz,


A series of events to provide healing spaces for survivors and bring our community together in the movement to end sexual violence. We welcome survivors and those in solidarity with survivors to attend. Folks of all genders are welcome!

Tuesday, April 23 | 5:30pm @ Quarry Plaza
March to Oakes Learning Center at 6pm

Demonstrate your commitment to end violence by rallying with us! The march will begin at 5:30PM, starting at Quarry Plaza, then we will be marching to Oakes College at 6PM. Bring your own sign in support of survivors! Accessibility vehicle will be provided. Please contact women [at] if you would like a ride.

FREE DINNER | 6:30pm @ Oakes Learning Center
vegan & gluten-free options will be provided.

HEALING ART SPACE | 7-9pm @ Oakes Guzman Room
We will have crafts and light refreshments for those who would like to attend the event, but not participate in the Speakout or need a space to decompress.

Survivor Speakout with special keynote by Tani Ikeda
7pm @ Oakes Learning Center

Tani Ikeda is an Emmy winning director who creates narratives, documentaries, music videos, and commercial films. She was recently selected as one of Sundance's 2018 intensive screenwriting lab's fellows and was also named one of Film Independent’s 33 Emerging Filmmakers as a Project: Involve Directors Fellow. Ikeda was an Executive Producer and Director on the Blackpills Documentary TV Series "Resist" with Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors about the fight against LA County's 3.5 billion dollar jail plan. Ikeda has directed films in China, Uganda, India, and the United States. Her work has been recognized in The Hollywood Reporter, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan magazine and has screened internationally at festivals around the world including the Sundance Film Festival.

At the age of 21, Tani Ikeda co-founded imMEDIAte Justice, a nonprofit that fosters the talents of young women artists working in virtual reality. She is the current executive director of imMEDIAte Justice and was named one of the “25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World,” by the Utne Reader. ImMEDIAte Justice has received national attention on CNN, NBC, and Univision. Ikeda tours the country speaking at universities and national conferences about storytelling as a tool for social justice.

Tani holds a Bachelors Degree in Film Production from the University of Southern California and currently resides in Los Angeles.


The Oakes Learning Center is located across from the Oakes Upper Lawn on the ground floor. There are all gender restrooms located in the Oakes Academic building and two gendered restrooms that can be accessed via stairs or an elevator behind the venue.


Please refrain from wearing scented perfume or essential oils to be considerate of folks who have chemical/fragrance sensitivities (for more information visit:

For questions contact women [at] or (831) 459-2072
Added to the calendar on Wed, Mar 27, 2019 1:18PM
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