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Programs

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Community Building 

A monthly feminist focused crafting series aimed at building community through craftivsm--or craft-activism. Craftivism the act of making and using crafts to promote social justice and civic responsibility. All sessions are from 4:00pm-5:30pm in the Women's Center.

Aug. 30th Subversive Cross-Stitch 

Sept. 27th Body Positive Decoupage 

Oct. 25th Rainbow Blanket Knitting Party

Nov. 29th Social Justice Rocks!

For more information contact Erin Mulligan at erin.mulligan@uc.edu


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Soul Café

A monthly program facilitated by the Women's Center and Sister Leslie Keener of Campus Ministries that supports open and engaging conversations among students of all faiths and spiritual backgrounds.

Free Breakfast! Every 3rd Wednesday: August 24th, September 21st, October 19th, November 23rd at 10am, Women’s Center


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Writing Circle

A student led program that fosters reflection, creativity, and both written and verbal communication among students. The Writing Circle allows students to enjoy the company of others while they process and discuss poetry, short stories, and written work that they have authored or brought for consideration.

Every 1st Thursday: September 6th, October 4th, & November 1st at 3pm, Women’s Center


Bi-weekly brown bag lunch for students to have open dialogue about current events.

Bring Your Own Lunch! Friday: September 16th, September 30th, October 28th, & November 10th at Noon, Women’s Center


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Education and Activism 

Zine Team

The Zine Team is a small group of students who—utilizing the space, resources, and guidance of the Women's Center and its staff—imagine, create, and distribute a bi-yearly zine on a feminist focused topic.

First Interest Meeting:

August 31, 4-5pm in Women’s Center 

Bi-monthly workshops for feminist students to identify strategies for reconciling their political beliefs with their personal and professional relationships.

Thursday: September 8th & November 3rd at 4:30pm, Women’s Center

Sept 8- "Lemonade" and You

Nov 3- Awkward Family Dinners

Feb 2- Feminism and Friendships

April 6- Love and Resistance

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Bi-monthly workshop series for feminist students to learn about and practice effective allyship techniques.

Thursdays,  at 4:30pm, Women’s Center:

Oct 6- Immigrants and New Americans

January 12- Anti-Racist Allyship and #BlackLivesMatter

March 2- LGBTQ Allies


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Love Your Body Week

A full week of engaging programming that promotes body positivity with a specific focus on the many ways gender, race, class, age, ability, sexual orientation, and other identity markers intersect with body image. Follow us on social media for more information!

October 17th -21st


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Leadership and Professional Development

WILL: Women in Leadership and Learning


A 3-year cohort-based program comprised of both academic and co-curricular experiences designed to develop a student’s leadership over the course of their undergraduate collegiate experience. Students meet regularly throughout the semester to build community, learn more about social justice and enact leadership through a community action project designed to link student initiative with community issues and needs.


A monthly professional development series that empowers women students with insights, tools, and strategies for getting prepared for the working world. Student will focus on their personal strengths, interests, and values as they relate to major discovery, career exploration, and job navigation by creating smart goals, mapping out steps for their college trajectory and networking with UC peers and professionals in the community.

Free Food! Wednesday: September 7th, October 12th, & November 2nd at Noon, TUC 419


WCW Kick Off

Monthly leadership training and professional development series for women of color students to learn how to navigate racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression on campus and in the workplace.

Every 3rd Monday: September 19th, October 17th & November 21st at 4:30pm, Women’s Center

 

Sept 19- Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Responding to Microaggressions

Oct 17- Finding Mentors and Creating Networks

Nov 21- Racial Trauma and Workplace Burnout

Jan 30- Crafting Scholarship/Job Applications

Feb 20- Marketing Social Justice

March 20- Race, Body Politics, and Professionalism

April 17- Stereotype Threat and Effective Communication Skills

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A one-day conference featuring workshops that promote networking and peer-mentorship by introducing first-year women students to upper-class women, faculty, staff, and various campus resources. RSVP at Campus Link here!

Free Food! Saturday, September 24th at 9am-3pm, African American Cultural & Resource Center 


Connect 2016 Flyer

A program that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office. A collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, Elect Her addresses the need to expand the pipeline of women candidates and to diminish the longstanding political leadership gender gap. RSVP at Campus Link!

Free Food! Saturday, November 5th at 10am-4pm, African American Cultural & Resource Center 


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A workshop that provides women with key strategies, useful techniques, and the confidence to negotiate salary and benefit packages for future employment. RSVP at Campus Link!

Free Food! Wednesday, November 16th at 11:30am, TBD


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Awareness Months


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Past Programs & Events


Black Feminism Discussion Panel

BLACK FEMINISM, Discussion Panel

April 6 2016 | 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. | TUC 427

Focusing on the Black Lives Matter movement, and tackling the problematic All Lives Matter countermovement, as well as disparities in employment and education, this panel addresses how Black feminism incorporates issues lacking in mainstream feminism. Refreshments provided. Free and open to the public. Mark you calendar. For more information, please contact Janeece West at west2js@mail.uc.edu. 

Lynn Rosenthal

Lynn Rosenthal, White House Advisor on Violence Against Women

Lynn Rosenthal,
White House Advisor on Violence Against Women

November 21, 2014: The #ItsOnUs forum and associated Title IX Coordinators Panel and Student Leaders Break-Out Sessions served as an opportunity to hear directly from the White House on current responses to sexual violence on campus including: White House Task Force recommendations, national responses to the recommendations, and the recently launched #ItsOnUs campaign. 


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#SAY HER NAME

Toward a Gender inclusive Movement for Black Lives

April 12 2016 | 5:00 P.M. | 450 Lindner Center

This Talk Historicizes the variety of ways that Black Women have been positioned in response to Black Freedom Movements, specifically how an investment in the politics of respectability breaks down in the current Movement for Black Lives.