March 2017: Women’s History Month Events

March is Women’s History Month, and a celebration and acknowledgement of the lives, triumphs, struggles, and experiences of women who hold multiple, intersecting identities.

The Women’s and LGBTQ Student Resource Center is pleased to announce the 2017 Women’s History Month theme of: Working Together for Women’s Empowerment, and welcomes students to attend the events which will recognize and celebrate women’s lives, women’s rights, women’s leadership, and women’s activism, throughout March.

Click on each of the photos below for information on the events.

EMPOWERMENT PANEL
Thursday, March 23
4:30–6 p.m.
Student Center, Rm 101
690 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul
Come learn from the lived realities and experiences of women leaders and activists in the community, and acquire ideas for how to contribute to grassroots organizing for social change. Light refreshments will be served.
Panelists include*:
Andrea Jenkins
Kazoua Kong-Thao
Bethany Bradley
Wintana Melekin
Senator Sandy Pappas
*Some panelists subject to pending confirmation

FILM SCREENING
Tuesday, March 28
4–5:30 p.m.
Library and Learning Center, First Floor Lounge, Rm 101
645 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul
Passionate Politics: The Life and Work of Charlotte Bunch tells the story of a lifelong social justice advocate, civil rights organizer and lesbian feminist activist. Come for the film screening and stay for a dynamic discussion afterward. Light refreshments will be served.

ART ACTIVISM EXHIBITION
Thursday, March 30
1–3:30 p.m.
New Main, Great Hall
700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul
View art that has been created to amplify the voices of grassroots organizing and make your very own piece of artwork in response.
Cookies will be served.

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