Women's History Month | JCTC

Women's History Month

Schedule of Events:

March 4, 2019

  • Women’s History Month Kick-Off
    • All day event
    • Downtown Campus - Multicultural Center, Chestnut Hall, room B14
      Food, Snacks, Music and Fun!
      • Sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

March 6, 2019

  • Music & Stories to Create Change (with Rhythm Science Sound)
    • 10:35am – 11:50am
    • Downtown Campus - Hartford Hall, room auditorium (lower level)
    • Let’s talk “cultural organizing”—using music, dance, visuals, and stories to create change in our communities with our own voices. Join musicians and cultural organizers Scz and Jared to learn about femme/women-centered activists and the importance of cultural production in practicing self- determination, creating responsible representation of community, and producing counter narratives and histories. (This event will be recorded.)
      • Sponsored by WIN, Women’s & Gender Studies, Humanities Division and the Cultural Arts Committee
  • Human Trafficking Awareness
    • 1:25pm – 2:40pm
    • Downtown Campus - Hartford Hall, room 204
    • Theresa Hayden will lead this informative and timely workshop.
      • Sponsored by Professor Jennifer Cox and the Criminal Justice program

March 7, 2019

  • Intimate Partner Violence Prevention/Training
    • 12:00pm – 2:00pm
    • Downtown Campus - Health Sciences Hall, room 164
    • Learn about the dynamics of abusive relationships, and the complex factors that affect how survivors are supported. Presented by the Center for Women and Families.
      • Sponsored by Women’s Issues Network, Women’s & Gender Studies

March 19, 2019

  • Movie Day! “Hidden Figures”
    • 12:00pm – 2:00pm
    • Downtown Campus - Multicultural Center, Chestnut Hall, room B14
    • Join students for a series of movies in the MCC, Light snacks and refreshments. For this particular screening, we will be watching Hidden Figures!
      • Sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

March 20, 2019

  • Food 4 Thought: Me Too Movement
    • 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    • Downtown Campus - Multicultural Center, Chestnut Hall, room B14
    • The Multicultural Center’s bi-monthly discussion series: Me Too Movement! Free Food!
      • Sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement
  • Desistance and Intimate Partner Violence
    • 12:00pm – 1:15pm
    • Downtown Campus - Hartford Hall, room 204
    • Learn about new research in how to help stop Intimate Partner Violence.
      • Presented by Bryan Hamilton.
      • Sponsored by Professor Jennifer Cox and the Criminal Justice program
  • From Anita Hill to Christine Blasey-Ford: Is This What Progress Looks Like?
    • 2:50pm – 4:05pm
    • Downtown Campus - Hartford Hall, room 204
    • This lecture by history Professor Amy Liebert examines the dynamics in the 1991 Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas hearing and the 2018 Christine Blasey- Ford/Brett Kavanaugh hearings. With historical and current video clips—and plenty of time for discussion—this session looks at what’s changed and what hasn’t in how we address sexual harassment and sexual assault.
      • Sponsored by Women’s Issues Network and Women’s & Gender Studies

March 21, 2019

  • “The Struggle is Real”
    • 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    • Downtown Campus - Multicultural Center, Chestnut Hall, room B14
    • Discussion Session “From Diapers to Degrees”
      Student Parents showcase their struggle between parenting and education! Light snacks and refreshments
      • Sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement

March 26, 2019

  • Voices! “Champions of Peace, Champions of Justice”
    • 1:25pm – 2:40pm
    • Downtown Campus - Hartford Hall, room 204
    • A staged reading featuring the stories of: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Serena Williams, Chimimanda Adicie, Sarah Tenoi, Ida Wells Barnett, #InternationalDayWithoutWomen, the “100 Women Elected to Congress,” Lily Ledbetter, the Black Mamba Project, and more! Streaming available.
      • Sponsored by Women’s & Gender Studies, WIN Committee

March 27, 2019

  • Food 4 Thought: Toxic Relationships
    • 12:00pm – 1:00pm
    • Downtown Campus - Multicultural Center, Chestnut Hall, room B14
    • The Multicultural Centers bi-monthly discussion series: Toxic Relationships! Free Food!
      • Sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement