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Activists Coming Together (ACT)



ACT brings students together who are passionate about making an impact on the world we live in.  ACT students learn and practice skills to create change while building community with one another.  All genders are invited to apply!


ACT is a semester long program. The mandatory components include:

  • Bi-Weekly meetings- discuss readings, build & practice change-making skills, share personal experiences and build community. 

    Meetings will be held on the following dates:
                Wednesday, January 21st 6-9pm
                Wednesday, February 4th 6-9pm
                Wednesday, February 18th 6-9pm
                Wednesday, March 4th 6-9pm
                Wednesday, March 25th 6-9pm
                ACT Reflections/Presentations: April (Date TBD)

  • Action Project– provides participants the structured opportunity to design, implement, and review a project aimed at creating change.   These can be done individually or in a group and should be based on a topic of particular interest and passion.

  • Shared reflection of your ACT experience- offers participants the space and place to critically examine how they have grown personally and as agents of change over the course of their ACT experience.  This reflection will be shared with a larger community and could be an ideal contribution to your career portfolio. 

Click on links below to download the 2014-2015 ACT Application.

Applications for ACT 2014-2015 are due by 5:00pm on November 7, 2014 to UC Women’s Center, 571 Steger. For more info, contact Mercedes Katis at or 513.556.4483.