Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Anti-GLBT Bullying
On the evening of October 14, Join the Impact-Twin Cities coordinated a Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Anti-GLBT Bullying in Loring Park, Minneapolis. About a thousand people attended, including Tammy Aaberg, mother of Justin Aaberg, a gay student victimized by bullying who took his own life. Another candlelight vigil on October 12 at the University of Minnesota drew about 400 students.
District 202 Zombie Halloween Party
Rise Again!, the second annual Distict 202 Halloween Party, took place on October 23 at University Baptist Church, Minneapolis. In keeping with its ’80s zombie theme, prizes were awarded for Best Zombie. Featured DJ Taskrock presided over the dancing. District 202’s mission is to create safe spaces for GLBT youth and their allied friends where they can build self-confidence, self-expression, skills, and resources.