Connection is extremely important to us and to you! We invite you to build community via the UC Women's Center. You can come to hang out in our space, grab coffee or tea, do your homework, host a meeting, participate in a program, or check out our student organizations below. You belong here.
Looking for ways to get involved around campus? Student organizations are a wonderful way to dig deeper into your passions and find your squad. Check out the student organizations that meet reguarly in the UC Women's Center!
Empower a girl, change a community, educate a generation. 1Girl is a unique program with a proven curriculum that brings together collegiate women to empower middle school girls to develop the skills they need to be confident and successful. UC students who participate in 1Girl also build core skills including public speaking, creative problem solving, critical thinking, goal setting, and conflict resolution. This student organization is a great fit for those exploring careers in secondary education, searching for opportunities to mentor young girls, or looking for community service. The organization is advised by the Community Center for Engagement.
The UC Feminists exist to start and continue conversations around intersectional social justice and to engage in activism regarding issues that they are passionate about. This student organization is a great fit for those looking to build community, lear more about feminism, and putting feminism into action.
UC Generation Action
UC Generation Action is a member of Planned Parenthood Generation Action. UC Generation Action exists to educate the university community about reproductive health and rights, to translate increased awareness into pro-choice activism on campus, and to serve as a coaltition partner to state, national, and internantional reproductive rights efforts. They believe in the fundamental right of every individual to manage their body. UC Generation Action supports full access to comprehensive reproductive and complementary health care services in settings that preserve and protect the essential privacy and rights of each indivdual; advocates for public policies that guarantee these rights and ensure access to such services; and supports access to medically accurate educational programs that enhance understanding of human sexuality. UC Generation Action aims to provide students and members with the power and resources to organize and make change within their community. This student organization is a great fit for those looking to be catalysts for change, are passionate about reproductive health and freedom, or want to learn more about organizing.
Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity
Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity (URGE) is driven by young leaders. They build infrastructure through campus chapters, where they invite individuals to discover their own power and transform it into action. Together, URGE members educate their communities and advocate for local, state, and national policies in solidarity with other justice focused groups. They work together to build strong communities where sexual health is valued, reproductive rights are upheld, and each body is celebrated and supported to be well, happy, and thriving. This student organization is a great fit for those looking to work collaboratively to build partnerships with other organizations, participate in innovative and fun programming, and has a commitment and passion to gender justice and reproductive freedom.