#40DaysofUMass: Day 17


The Center for Women & Community (CWC) offers information & referrals, community education, counseling, and rape crisis services. CWC hosts support groups, programs, and networking events throughout the year. www.umass.edu/cwc

CWC is home to the Women of Color Leadership Network (WOCLN), an advocacy, mentoring, programming, and training network for women of color. www.umass.edu/cwc/wocln

Upcoming Events

Let's Talk
Monday, September 16, 2019 | 11 am
Center for Counseling & Psychological Health
Let's Talk offers free, friendly drop-in sessions with counselor consultants from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), at locations around campus. "Let's Talk" isn't formal counseling or mental health treatment. It's a chance to briefly share what's on your mind, find support, and get recommendations.

Success Toolkit workshop: Be an Active Learner*
Monday, September 16, 2019 and Thursday, September 19 | 7 pm
416 Goodell Hall
Do you want to be more efficient with studying? Explore your learning styles and study strategies.
40 Days of UMass Challenge: Success

Success Toolkit workshop: Time Management & Prioritization*
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | 7 pm
How will you keep up with college academics and activities? Explore strategies to start applying today.
40 Days of UMass Challenge: Success

Bi, Pan, Queer Collective Recruitment Bid Day
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | 7 - 9 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
Weekly meeting & discussion group for (BPQC) the Bisexual, Pansexual, Queer Collective student group.

TCSA (Taiwanese and Chinese Students' Association) Mid-Autumn Festival
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 | 7 - 9 pm
Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center
Welcome all to the TCSA Mid-Autumn Festival event! There will be free, fun, festive activities planned out as well as an informative power point about the history of the holiday! Come to spend time with friends and meet new friends! Everyone is welcome!

Malcom X Cultural Center Open House*
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 4 - 6:30 pm
Malcom X Cultural Center, located in lower level of Berkshire DC
Participate in art and painting to build community for students of the African Diaspora
40 Days of UMass Challenge: Together

Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center Open House*
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 6 - 9 pm
Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center, Chadbourne Hall
Beading and Art Exhibition to build community for Native and Indigenous Students
40 Days of UMass Challenge: Together

Crafty Queers & Allies: Embroidery Night
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 5:30 - 7 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
A drop in craft group for LGBTQ+ and Allies. Participants are welcome to bring any craft project to work on. Materials and instruction will only be provided for the craft of the night. Crafters of all levels welcome. Graduate and Undergraduate students welcome.

Success Toolkit workshop: Beyond the First Year, Now What?*
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 3 pm
Explore opportunities, resources and strategies for navigating UMass after your first year.
40 Days of UMass Challenge: Success

Let's Talk
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 9:30 - 11 am
University Health Services
Let's Talk offers free, friendly drop-in sessions with counselor consultants from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), at locations around campus. "Let's Talk" isn't formal counseling or mental health treatment. It's a chance to briefly share what's on your mind, find support, and get recommendations.

Let's Talk
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | 1 - 2 pm
CMASS, Wilder Hall
Let's Talk offers free, friendly drop-in sessions with counselor consultants from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), at locations around campus. "Let's Talk" isn't formal counseling or mental health treatment. It's a chance to briefly share what's on your mind, find support, and get recommendations.

Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center Open House
Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 7 - 9 pm
Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center, Worcester DC
Open house to introduce staff, programming for the semester and build community for Asian American students.

Pride Alliance Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 7 - 8 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
Weekly RSO Meeting for UMass Pride Alliance, LGBTQ+ students and allies.

Yoga for Beginners
Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 5:30 - 7:30 pm 
Campus Center 905-909
In this session, you will learn simple but powerful yoga postures to balance and stabalize your system. No prior experience necessary. Can relieve chronic ailments. Can reliever back pain, stress, anxiety, and tension. Strengthens the spine. Takes only 5-10 minutes to practice daily. Designed by Sahguru, a self-realized yogi and foremost authority in the field of yoga. Please maintain a light stomach condition and bring a yoga mat and towel.

MASSPIRG Fall 2019 Kickoff Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2019 | 6 - 7:30 pm
Campus Center 163
Our first large meeting of the Fall Semester allows us to tell old and new members about the goals for the semester when it comes to our 4 campaigns - with speakers coming to engage students in advocacy and launch the start of our work.

UMass Amherst Community Service/Volunteer Expo
Friday, September 20, 2019 | 3 - 5 pm
Library South Lawn
An expo/fair featuring campus based student organizations from the Service and Engagement Council and service agencies from the greater local community.

UPC's Late Night Movie
Friday, September 20, 2019 | 8 - 10 pm
Bartlett Hall 65
Free Movie with free popcorn and water each Friday and Sunday with a new movie each week.

IPO International Student Day with UMass Football
Saturday, September 21, 2019 | TBD
McGuirk Alumni Stadium
UMass Football event with pregame reception for international students.

UPC's Late Night Movie
Sunday, September 22, 2019 | 8 - 10 pm
Bartlett Hall 65
Free movie with free popcorn and water each Friday and Sunday with a new movie each week.

Bi, Pan, Queer Collective Weekly Meeting
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 7 - 9 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
Weekly meeting and discussion group for (BPQC) the Bisexual, Pansexual, Queer Collective student group.

LGBTQIA+ Support and Discussion Group
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 6:30 - 8:00 pm
102 Wilder Hall, CMASS
Are you coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, or asexual? Are you already out, but want a place of support to talk about being LGBTQIA+? Then come to this reception to meet new people and learn more about this weekly support and discussion group.

Let's Talk
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | 9:30 - 11 am
University Health Services
Let's Talk offers free, friendly drop-in sessions with counselor consultants from the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), at locations around campus. "Let's Talk" isn't formal counseling or mental health treatment. It's a chance to briefly share what's on your mind, find support, and get recommendations.

Center for Women and Community Block Party: Annual Central Area Block Party*
Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 3:30 - 6 pm
Outside New Africa House
Join us for our annual Central Area Block Party! Free carnival food, DJ, crafts and activities! Free activities include: tie-dye; painting your laundry bag; slime and more!! Free raffle prizes!
40 Days of UMass Challange: Together

Pride Alliance Meeting
Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 7 - 8 pm
Stonewall Center, Crampton Hall
Weekly RSO Meeting for UMass Pride Alliance, LGBTQ+ students and allies.

International Coffee Hour
Friday, September 27, 2019 | 4 - 5 pm
Old Chapel, Great Room 2nd Floor
Enjoy great conversation over free coffee, tea and snacks!

UPC's Late Night Movie
Friday, September 27, 2019 | 8 - 10 pm
Bartlet 65
Late Night Movie is a free movie with popcorn and water each Friday and Sunday, with a new movie each week.

UPC's Late Night Movie
Sunday, September 29, 2019 | 8 - 10 pm
Bartlet 65
Late Night Movie is a free movie with popcorn and water each Friday and Sunday, with a new movie each week.

*indicates event is a part of the 40 Days of UMass Challenge