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Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night is an annual event that strives to create safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness.  It seeks to end all forms of sexual and domestic violence. Learn more at

The 2018 Events will be held at the Field House on the Hillsboro Jefferson College Campus.
1000 Viking Drive, Hillsboro, MO 63050
(Campus Map)

Schedule of Events:

  • 5:00 - Vendor Set-Up
  • 5:30 - Resource Fair and Self-Defense Classes
  • 6:00 - Opening Announcement
  • 6:15 - Speakers Present
  • 7:00 - Walk, Rally
  • 7:30 - Event Closing


Keynote Speaker: Alexis Lowery is a junior at St. Pius X. She is active in her school, job, and community.  Alexis is the daughter of Mary Daniels who was killed in 2010 by her husband, which is the reason behind Mary’s House of Hope Project.



2nd Speaker: Ray Amanat and Sabrina Kaestner with H.E.R.O.S. In Action.  Ray Amanat founded “Heroes in Action” mainly because he was a victim of bullying and violence at home and from elementary school through high school.  He developed programs to help adults and children of all abilities and disabilities to feel empowered to keep themselves safe, as well as to create a culture of respect and non-violence towards others.  Ray has since lectured at public and private universities, elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools. He gives seminars and personal safety workshops to individuals and corporations, providing them with street-smart tips, practical advice, and role-playing with real world examples.


Resource Vendors:

Saint Louis Crisis Nursery

Jefferson County 9-1-1 Dispatch


Safe Connections

WIOA Programs (Jeffco/MO. Job Center)

Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney's Office

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Jefferson County

Heroes in Action

St. Louis Bi-state Intergroup of Overeaters Anonymous Jefferson College Enrollment Services

Finding Grace Ministries

Mary's House of Hope at a Safe Place


Active Minds Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

It's On Us



Hoofprints On My Heart Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities Resource Board (JCDDRB)

Alive & Well Jeff Co

COMTREA- SA/EP Visitation Program

Jefferson College Athletic's SALT Team

Jefferson Franklin Community Action Agency Good Shepherd Child & Family Services
Mercy Jefferson County Drug Prevention Coalition      



Jefferson College COMTREA-Comprehensive Health Center The Donut Hole Hovis & Associates Image Realty
Messy Tessy's Pet Grooming Cool Beans Cafe Arnold's Walk-In Closet Hoofprints on My Heart St. Luke's United Church of Christ
Hillsboro Drug Active Minds-Student Club Jefferson County Developmental Disabilities Resource Board    

*Although all Take Back the Night activities are free, donations and proceeds from fundraising will go to the Mary Daniels Scholarship fund, in support of the former Jefferson County resident who was the fatal victim of a violent physical attack.

If you are interested in registering as a resource vendor or volunteering at the event, please click the buttons below.


For more information or to request accommodations, please contact:

  • Kristine Bogue, 636-481-3262, -or-
  • Angela Evans, 636-797-5048,