Update on Lactation Resources

As more students, employees, and visitors return to campus, requests for lactation space will increase. UConn supports working moms through the Lactation policy and related resources and spaces, including break time to pump, and safe and private lactation rooms.  To that end, Employee Engagement & Wellbeing in Human Resources has updated the Lactation webpage with resources for […]

LUNAFEST 2021

It’s time for LUNAFEST 2021!    Wednesday, April 28 Now in its 20th year, LUNAFEST was the first traveling film festival celebrating stories by women, about women. We hope you will join us to hear these powerful untold stories & together we’ll raise awareness, support the UCONN WOMEN’S CENTER, and champion change directly with our […]

Connecticut 2021 LGBTQ+ Community Survey

Are you a member of Connecticut’s LGBTQ+ community? Do you live in CT? Are you 18 years or older? Join the Proud to Count movement by filling out Connecticut’s LGBTQ+ Community Survey! The survey aims to 1) enhance our understanding of the number of people that identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community in our State and […]

Message from the Rainbow Center and ODI

March 29, 2021 Dear UConn students, staff, and faculty, I am writing to you today to update you that this past month there were two separate reported bias incidents targeting the LGBTQIA+ community on UConn’s campus. On March 16, an RA in Alumni Hall found images drawn on a dry-erase board in the lounge space. […]

The Body is Not an Apology: Radical Self-Love as Transformative Action with Sonya Renee Taylor

Join us for the closing event of Women’s Herstory Month! Co-sponsored nationally with the University of Virginia Maxine Platzer Lynn Women’s Center, UMass Dartmouth Center for Women, Gender, & Sexuality, University of Iowa – WRAC (Women’s Resource & Action Center), Georgia College Women’s Center, University of New Mexico Women’s Resource Center, and Virginia Tech Women’s Center. […]