Take a look at all of the events lined up for Critical Social Justice: Rise. We are also constantly adding events from partners, so stay tuned for more updates to this page as they come! Click here for a PDF version of the flyer below. OCT 23 | MONDAY CSJ: Rise 101 Free Hour (12pm … Continue reading Critical Social Justice: Rise Events
Inspired by the multitude of activism taking place at UMBC over the fall semester, the Women's Center is excited to offer a new skills-based workshop to the community. “Get It Together!”: Fundamentals of Activism will focus specifically on social justice activism. During the course of an hour, we'll explore some of the many possibilities for engaging … Continue reading “Get It Together!”: Fundamentals of Activism Workshop
A post curated by Women’s Center staff member, Daniel
This week is Critical Social Justice week!! Yay!! The Women’s Center will be occupying Main Street on Wednesday from 11am to 1pm by bringing our lounge out of the center and into the public! We’ll be doing a number of really cool activities including creating a scrapbook full of pages made by community members about their Feminist Click Moments.
What’s a Feminist Click Moment?????
Your Click Moment is the event or thought or moment when you realized the word “feminist” applied to you. Click is a book of essays about various authors’ Click Moments compiled by Courtney E. Martin and J. Courtney Sullivan. You can read an interview about the book here. Each of our staff members created their scrapbook pages for you all to see and get you thinking about how you want to express your Click Moment and add a piece…
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Critical Social Justice week is fast approaching (February 16th to the 20th) and the theme this year is "Creating Brave Spaces". To unpack and explore this idea, we had the Critical Social Justice Student Alliance tell us what the theme meant to them and how we can use it in our social justice work. Emily Eaglin, incoming … Continue reading Learn more about this year’s theme Creating Brave Spaces!
This guest post on privilege and critical self-reflection comes from Women’s Center staff member Daniel Willey. When I was asked if I would be interested in joining the Women’s Center staff, my first reaction was, “HELL YES.” The Women’s Center had very quickly become my favorite place on campus, and I was excited to jump … Continue reading Guest Post: Male Privilege in Women’s Spaces