The Women’s Center has received inquiries about what we are doing in response to the Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and requests for information about actions that people can take. Here are some thoughts based on our collective conversations. Our response is the same as when we have been asked […]
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The Women’s Center is currently accepting applications for our GASA Peer Facilitator through Student Employment: This posting can be found under Storrs Student Labor at https://uconn.studentemployment.ngwebsolutions.com/jobx_findajob.aspx Greeks Against Sexual Assault (GASA) Peer Facilitator – Select job Ref# 11538 A cover letter and résumé are required. All applications must be submitted through JobX. […]
WGSS 3271 is a one-credit seminar that meets once a week during the Spring semester intended to provide students with the skills to become a VAWPP Peer Facilitator in the Fall. The class focuses on facilitation skills and gender-based violence prevention, alongside feminist theory, intersectionality, and other pertinent social justice topics. The class meets on […]
The Women’s Center Marketing Committee meets weekly to plan and implement marketing and outreach strategies that promote the initiatives and programs of the Center that to engage the campus community; that raise the profile, increase visibility, and promote community awareness of the Center, gender equity issues, and make connections with the community. Join us anytime! […]
Statement from Centers, Institutes, and Programs on Racial Injustice and Ending White Supremacy We, the faculty and staff of the interdisciplinary Centers, Institutes, and Programs, stand together to express our shock, our heartbreak, and our outrage at the horrific and senseless killing of George Floyd and the ongoing violence against Black people. George Floyd, David […]
Forging New Paths – Manifesting Justice This was to be the theme for the 2020 Women’s Advance Conference. Now more than ever, this theme calls us to question the status quo and seek a “new normal” that dismantles the systems of bias and discrimination that never served all of us equitably and that allows psychological […]
The Student Health Adjustment and Relationship Experiences (SHARE) Study aims to evaluate undergraduate students’ perceptions of campus life and experiences with relationships. There are two surveys – one for undergraduate students and one for staff and faculty. Participants have the chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card. For more information and links […]