Events in the CWGE!

Office Hours:The CWGE is open from 9:00am-4:00pm from Monday through Friday. Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30pm and by appointment 

 

Thursday Morning Cafe with Guest Baristas: Join us in the CWGE/CARE Center for morning coffee. Each week, we'll host guest baristas from across campus so you can enjoy your morning coffee and connect with others in the process. At that time, our student leaders, staff and guest baristas are available to answer questions, make referrals and chat!

October 1, 2022    9:30am Soda Center 

Lasallian Women of Hope: Empowering Girls & Young Women (and female identifying persons) around the world

Join a virtual watch party that includes breakfast, connection and conversation about how to inspire change both at home and around the world. 

RSVP to Karin McClelland at klm14@stmarys-ca.edu

 

October 5, 2022 7:00pm CWGE & CARE, Ground Floor of Augustine Hall

One Love–Dating & Domestic Violence Awareness Training–

 

Yardley Love, a college LaCrosse player, from Charlottesville, Virginia, was killed by her ex-boyfriend in 2010. In response, her family founded the One Love foundation to help victims identify the warning signs of unhealthy relationships. 

 

October 6, 2022 10:00am CWGE & CARE, Ground Floor of Augustine Hall

Coffee & Connection 

Join us for our weekly coffee hour featuring community engagement students, student leaders and faculty and staff as guest baristas. It’s a time to connect, enjoy treats, coffee, tea and good company. 

 

October 11, 2022 CWGE

National Coming Out Day 

TBD

 

October 12, 2022 7pm CWGE

Write Now: Expressions of Self & Healing

Join us in the Museum of Art in honor of National Writing Day. Writing is for everyone. It allows for us to reflect on our past, contemplate our present, and (re)write our futures. 

 

October 13, 2022 10am-12pm Museum of Art

Brew & Muse

Enjoy java, pastries and music in the museum courtyard and an 11am gallery walk, exploring gender in art and celebrating women identifying artists. 

 

October 26, 2022 1pm Yellow Tulip Project

The National Tulip Project is intended the interrupt the stigma of mental health challenges. Studies show that people experiencing dating/domestic violence are at a higher risk for experiencing depression, anxiety, PTSD and substance abuse. The Mental Health Foundation suggests that 1.2 million women and 700,000 men experience DV each year. Help interrupt the cycle by spreading awareness with the yellow tulip project. Contact Julie Scaff at jas37@stmarys-ca.edu for more information

 

October 26, 2022 7pm Outside of CWGE

Catalina Torres Night to Remember

As we bring Domestic Violence Awareness Month to a close, join us for a night of reflections, spoken word, stories, artistic performances and memories of one of loves ones and trail blazers like Catalina Torres, an alum of contributed to the creation of the center who later lost her life to domestic violence.

 

Zoom link for ALL VIRTUAL/ HYBRID EVENTS: https://stmarys-ca.zoom.us/j/7543382309?pwd=Y1lPSXpTRm5LUG5hbTFhRDdOeDNVZz09

SCROLL AND SEE: CWGE Spring Programs 2022

 

Women's History Month Calendar

Look out for these events!! More details to come soon with individual flyers. 

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FROM TRAUMA TO ACTION WITH WANDA JOHNSON & DR.CARNETTA PORTER 

FEBRUARY 23RD @5PM

Come Join us via Zoom to talk about how we can talk about trauma and making an impact and moving towards change. Leraning how to be an activist from your experiences. 

 

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TRUTH AS ACTIVISM- MELODY MEOZZI (IRANIAN- AMERICAN- MUSLIM AUTHOR,SPEAKER, AND ACTIVIST

MARCH 2, 2022 @5PM

Come Join us via Zoom to talk about how to be an activist and ow Melody Meozzi discovered her passion through her books. 

 

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COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

MARCH 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 STARTING @9AM

Come Join us in the Center for Women and Gender Equity to learn about upcoming events and topics as well as talk to community enagement students to see what is exciting in the Center for Women and Gender Equity. 

 

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FOLLOW UP FRIDAY SERIES: WAR ON ERROR: REAL STORIES FROM AMERICAN MUSLIMS

MARCH 4,2022 @4PM

Join us as we look at excerpts of Melody Moezzi’s book and discuss real life parallel examples with coffee and snacks! Join us in the CWGE or Virtually!

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STROLL FOR GENDER JUSTICE & COMMUNITY WITH VP OF DIVERSIT, EQUITY & INCLUSION & RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCE

MARCH 5,2022 @10AM

Get your steps in or just enjoy the view while enjoying some coffee, donuts and community with members of the CCIE Gender Justice Sub-Committee and Residential Experience as we make our way around the Lafayette Reservoir.

 

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WOMEN ON WEIGHTS 

MARCH 10,2022 @6PM

This female-focused class will introduce you to the weight room and weight lifting techniques that will help you meet your specific goals. This is a great training option to pair with a cardio workout. A Certified Personal Trainer will instruct you on proper form, technique, and a variety of lifts for each muscle group. This program will help you to become more comfortable and confident in training in the free weight area of the Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center.

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HOW TO APPLY THE FOUR AGREEMENTS TO LIFE- LIFE COACH SHERRY ELLINGSON

MARCH 11,2022 @4PM

The Four agreements based on the book by Don Miguel Ruiz and how to use them.Come join us virtually as we discuss what we can apply to our lives with Life Coach Sherry Ellingson. 

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CATALYST GOR CHANGE: THE WORLD'S LARGEST FARMER STRIKE- WITH CIVIL & WOKER'S RIGHTS ATTORNEY & ACTIVST DALJIT KAUR SONI

MARCH 16,2022 @7PM

Come join us virtually to talk about the farmer's strike and Activism 101 and what he next steps are in the movement. 

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THE(EN)GENDER(MENT)' OF FACTORY FARMING

MARCH 18,2022 @4PM

The Factory Farming Awareness Coalition joins us to put into perspective how the food we put in our body impacts not just our health, but also the environment as well as racial and gender justice. Come to this presentation to learn how and consider how you can make a difference. 

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WHAT IT MEANS TO BE IN POWER-ENGAGING THE AFRICAN ART COLLECTION

MARCH 19,2022 @2:30PM

Join the Museum of Art for an afternoon panel discussion in dialogue with the current exhibition, Power & Purpose: Reflections from the African Art Collection.Panelist include alumnae Briana Swain, Enobong Atkan-Etuk, and Tammy Appling-Cabading.

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SOCIAL JUSTICE  STORY TELLING IN MAINSTREAM MEDIA  

March 22,2022 @7PM

Come join us in welcoming Kyra Jones! Kyra Jones is a staff writer on season 2 of Woke (Hulu) and the series Queens (AMC). She is a Black, Queer, Feminist artist, whose work focuses on Black Women's experiences. Kyra will discuss her film, Go to the Body, and provide an interactice workshop on social justie storytelling in mainstream media. 

 

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BEYOND CANCEL CULTURE: YES- AND/BOTH AND : A PANEL DISCUSSION

MARCH 23,2022 @7PM 

Come join us via Zoom to talk about cancel culture and how it influences today's society. 

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LEGACIES OF CHANGE - DI'ARA REID & BETTY REID SOSKIN 

MARCH 25, 2022 @ 4PM 

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MUSLIM WOMEN'S DAY: A SOLIDARITY & COMMUNITY WALK 

MARCH 27, 2022 @10AM 

LAFAYETTE RESERVOIR 

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TITLE IX TURNS 50: WHO RUNS WOMEN'S SPORTS

MARCH 28, 2022 @ 4PM 

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GENERATION RISING: YOUTH & GENERATIONAL ACTIVISM - DR. LOAN DAO 

MARCH 30, 2022 @ 1PM 

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CHANGING THE WORLD ONE STRUGGLE AT A TIME - ACTIVIST PANEL 

MARCH 30, 2022 @7PM 

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COFFEE AND CONVERSATIONS

APRIL 7, 21, 28 @9AM 

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PERCEPTIONS - BEYOND VICTIM BLAMING 

APRIL 6, 2022 @7PM 

Come join us in collaboration with Student Coalition Against Abuse and Rape, CARE Center, and Wanda Johnson via Zoom from 7-8pm to talk about Beyond Victim Blaming Culture. 

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CONSENT AND BOUNDARIES WITH LIFE COACH SHERRY ELLINGSON AND YOGI AND MUSICIAN NICK HARRIS 

APRIL 27, 2022 @5:30 PM - 7:00 PM 

Come join us do some gentle yoga and leanr new practices. This event is in collaboration with Student Coalition Against Abuse and Rape and the CARE Center. 

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MENDING AND FEMINIST POCKETS: SEWING AS ACTIVISM WITH PROFESSOR SUZANNE SCHMIDT 

APRIL 28, 2022  @10:30 AM

Come join us in the Center for Women and Gender Equity on Thursday April 28th.Participants should bring a pair of denim or cotton pants with small pockets and a pair of scissors. No prior sewing skill is required. Needle, thread and a limited number of scissors will be provided. Can't wait to see you there!

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