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Jefferson celebrates Women’s History Month

Feb 28, 2018

Acts of Persistence or Resistance: Collage-Making and Storyboards  

Thursday, March 1st.  10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.   Jefferson Library Downtown 1st Floor

Come share your acts of resistance and courage.  

Facilitated by members of the WIN committee and Women’s & Gender Studies


 Intimate Partner Violence Prevention/Training  

Thursday, March 8th.  8:30 a.m. --11:30 a.m.  Health Sciences Hall 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


Rally for Social Justice

Thursday, March 8th.  11:30 a.m. —12:00 p.m. Jefferson Downtown Library Courtyard

Stand in solidarity and action to combat social injustices. 

Led by WIN committee members, WGS students, and Social Justice Advocates students


Title IX Professional Development

Wednesday, March 21st.  3:00-4:30 pm. TBA Please email

This workshop is the “what we need to know” about Title IX and how to support students.  Featuring “here’s what we see at Jefferson” scenarios and how best to respond.

Facilitated by Dr. Laura Smith


Bystander Intervention Training

Monday, March 26th.  3:15—4:15 pm.  Seminary Hall 138-East

Learn how to be an ally and help safely disrupt moments of potential harassment. 

Facilitated by Prof. Jill Adams and Social Justice Advocates


Black Student Union Presents Stir the Pot Dialogue Series: Maternal Death Rate and Black Women

Tuesday, March 27th 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Multicultural Center (Chestnut Hall B14)

Come out and talk with BSU on the maternal death rate and Black women.


Speak Up! Dialogue Series: Who Wears the Pants: Women and Gender Expression

Wednesday, March 28th 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Multicultural Center (Chestnut Hall B14)

Who runs the show? Let’s discuss relationships and women and gender expression.



Thursday, March 29th.  1:30 p.m.-2:40 p.m. Hartford Hall 206

Featuring the stories of:   Tarana Burk and the #MeToo, #BLM, #SayHerName, and The Clotheslines Project movements, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Danica Roem, Tierra Guinn, Daphne Galizia, Sonda Rimes and Carol Walker, the “women of Google,” the women of Standing Rock, Karen Weaver, and  Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayors of  Flint, MI and Puerto Rico.

This is a student-researched, student-written, and student-led event!  


Women’s History Month is sponsored by the WIN Committee, Women’s & Gender Studies, and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement!