Volume 2/Issue 17: June 1, 2012
Women’s History—June Dates with Meaning!
June 11, 1913 – Women in Illinois celebrate passage of a state woman suffrage bill allowing women to vote in presidential elections
June 23, 1972 – Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, President Nixon signs one of the most important legislation initiatives passed for women and girls since women won the vote in 1920. This legislation guarantees equal access and equal opportunity for females and males in almost all aspects of our educational systems.
This Week at the WRC!!
Monday—June 4 @ 5:30pm @ Women’s Resources Center.
Summer Women’s Support Group begins June 4 through August 6, 2012.
For female students who have experienced sexual assault/abuse or abuse within a relationship. The goal of the group is to help cope with emotional trauma and build a sense of support and community. Discussions will focus on fears, shame, trust, disclosure, current and future relationships, overcoming disruptions in daily living, and options and resources. Call 333-3137 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Women only.
This Week on Campus!!
Tuesday—June 5 @ 5 pm @ La Casa Cultural Latina; 1203 W. Nevada, Urbana. Assessing the Readiness of a Latina/o Campus Community to Address Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Concerns: Zully A. Rivera-Ramos, MS, Psychology Intern.
La Casa is hosting a special presentation on dissertation research on Campus Community Readiness for LGB Concerns by UI Counseling Psychology doctoral candidate Zully A. Rivera-Ramos. Open to all.
Tuesday—June 5 @ 6 pm @ LGBT Resource Center; Room 323 Illini Union.
Rainbow Lemonade Stand: Replacing the Rainbow Coffee House, the Rainbow Lemonade Stand runs all summer on Tuesdays offering a welcoming environment to LGBT and Ally communities to socialize. Whether you’re here for a meeting, with friends to study or just to have fun—we welcome all!!
Coming SOON to the WRC!!
Dish It Up the Women’s Resources Center will start for the summer on Monday—June 11 @ NOON @ the WRC with a free lunch and discussion on current gender/women’s issues to keep you intellectually stimulated all summer!
Women’s Resources Center
703 S. Wright St, 2nd Floor
June 2, 2012