UMass Amherst Center for Women & Community

Welcome to WOCLN

The Women of Color Leadership Network (WOCLN) celebrates and supports the accomplishments and endeavors of Black/African American, African, Latina, South American, Chicana, Asian-Pacific Islander, South Asian, Native American, Middle Eastern, Arab/Arab American, Caribbean, Biracial and Multiracial, and all Indigenous women in the Five College region of Western Massachusetts.

WOCLN is a place ...

* where you can learn as well as teach - from peers and elders alike.

* where women of color are acknowledged for everything they embody.

* for self-expression.

* where standards and expectations are set toward your greatest potential.

* where we're looking for the best that you've got.

* where your skills are continually redefined and shaped to support you in reaching your highest potential.

*to find friendship and connection.

* that asks you to open your mind to new ideas, stretch your limits, and contribute what you can and what you know.

'Body Politics' Receives Voice of Inclusion Medallion

Body Politics, a program of the Women of Color Leadership Network (WOCLN), has been named winner of the 2009 Voice of Inclusion Medallion Award.

Campus & Community Resources

The WOCLN Resource Guide provides a list of resources including art galleries, community centers, health services, crisis intervention, music halls, restaurants and more...

The WOCLN Resource Guide