Our Events

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We organize, sponsor, and co-sponsor a wide variety of events for the Five-College community, typically during the academic year.   We are happy to tailor a workshop for your group or organization. For information about our events call 413-545-0883Request a training or workshop.

Fall 2017

Resume Building Workshop

Tuesday December 05, 2017,  6.00pm-8.00pm
Location: 203 New Africa House
Open To: All
Co-Sponsors: Each One Reach One at CMASS
Join us for an interactive workshop on creating a resume or revising an existing one. Whether you are building your first basic resume or tailoring it for a specific job, internship, or a career path, you will learn best practices for content and design principles. Bring a laptop if possible and your existing resume if you have one. Women and non-binary people of color are highly encouraged to attend. Free, wheelchair accessible, and open to all!

 

WOCLN logoTuesday Lunch Conversations: Identity, Communication, and Community Building

Tuesday December 05, 2017,  12.30pm-2.00pm
Location: 127 New Africa House
Open To: All
We would like to invite you to our themed lunch conversations on the first Tuesday of the month. This workshop will allow participants to explore their personal and collective identities and strengths. We will practice communication skills in the context of enhancing a sense of belonging and deepening cultural understanding within the UMASS community. We will reflect on how identity and language shape community building in multiple contexts. Bring a friend, your curiosity, and enjoy some pizza and salad. The presentation will be engaging, informative, and a great discussion is sure to follow. Free, wheelchair accessible, and open to all!
 

THE UNCONDEMNED- A Documentary Film ScreeningThe Uncondemned Poster

Thursday November 2, 2017,  6:30pm
Location: South College Room E245, UMass
Open To: Public
Co-sponsors: UMass Departments of History, WGSS, and Legal Studies, the Psychology of Peace & Violence Program, the Men and Masculinities Center, Coalition to End Rape Culture, Pre Law Advising Office, and Five College Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Certificate Program
CONTENT WARNING: This film contains graphic audio and visual material that some viewers may find disturbing, including but not limited to rape, sexual violence, physical violence, death, and genocide. Viewer discretion advised.
THE UNCONDEMNED is a riveting documentary about an underdog group of lawyers and activists who defied the odds to do what had never been done: prosecute rape as an international war crime.
 

WOCLN LogoTuesday Lunch Conversations: Am I eating Healthy?TLC image

Tuesday November 7, 2017,  12.30pm-2.00pm
Location: 127 New Africa House
Open To: All
Featuring: Lindiwe Sibeko, Ph.D., IBCLC Assistant Professor of Nutrition Extension Faculty.
We would like to invite you to our themed lunch conversations on the first Tuesday of the month. This month, come listen to a nutrition expert share strategies on eating healthy as a busy student and how you can enjoy your traditional food away from home. Bring a friend, your curiosity, and enjoy some pizza and salad. The presentation will be engaging, informative, and a great discussion is sure to follow. Free, wheelchair accessible, and open to all!
 

Alpha Chi Omega Domestic Violence Vigil

Tuesday October 24, 2017,  7.00pm-9.00pm
Location: Cape Cod Lounge, UMass
Open To: Public
CAs provided emotional support and resources to individuals at the Alpha Chi Omega vigil for domestic violence survivors.
 

Sigma Psi Zeta Domestic Violence Vigil

Thursday October 19, 2017,  6:30pm
Location: UMass
Open To: Public
CAs provided emotional support as needed to individuals attending the Sigma Psi Zeta Domestic Violence Vigil and the open mic afterwards.
 

GWIS Town Hall

Thursday October 12, 2017,  6:30pm
Location: UMass ISB
Open To: Public
CAs provided emotional support and resources as needed to folks attending the GWIS town hall on sexual violence.
 

WOCLN logoBody Politics Storytelling Workshop

WOCLN Body Politics Flyer

October 14-15, 2017,  9:30am-5:00pm
Location: 203 New Africa House 
Open To: UMass and Five-College Community
We would like to offer the opportunity to students at UMass and the Five-College community to experience Body Politics and the power of storytelling through a weekend workshop. As a concise and focused format, the workshop is designed for students to draw on their experiences, multiple identities, and cultural backgrounds through their stories. Students may consider taking the workshop for class/homework credit upon approval from their instructors. In that case, students must comply with the minimum requirements (detailed in the application).
 

Central Area Block Party!Central Block Party Poster

Thursday October 12, 2017,  3:30pm-6:00pm
Location: New Africa House 
Open To: Public
Co-sponsors: CWC, CMASS, IPO, UMPD, CHP, Afro Am Studies Dept, CCPH, Residential Education
Join us for the third annual Central Area Block Party! Free carnival food, DJ, crafts and activities! Free activities include: tie-dye; temporary tattoos; face painting; pumpkin painting; and photo booth! Free raffle prizes!
 

WOCLN logoTuesday Lunch Conversations: Stress Reduction

Tuesday October 3, 2017,  12.30pm-2.00pm
Location: 127 New Africa House
Open To: All
We would like to invite you to our themed lunch conversations on the first Tuesday of the month. This month, come listen to experts share strategies on finding balance in your hectic lives. Bring a friend, your curiosity, and enjoy some pizza and salad. The presentation will be engaging, informative, and a great discussion is sure to follow.
Featuring:Stacey Lopez, LMSW and Courtney Tucker, LCSW. PhD.  Free, wheelchair accessible, and open to all!