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Here you will find information about some of our signature events and programming. All of our events are free and open to the public. Click here for specific information and to see our events calendar and follow us on social media @umasswocln to find out about our updated programming.
Learn and practice strategies to heal from racial and gendered violence over 10 weekly sessions. Open to all women-identified students of color. Registration is required.
Join WOCLN for a facilitated conversation around the whitewashing of LGBTQ+ history and justice and the lack of representation of queer POC. This event will center the voices of queer people of color and create a space for discussion.
What's the Tea: Hair, Colorism, and Texturism
Join WOCLN for a facilitated discussion about hair, colorism, and texturism among women of color.
- Shanique Spalding, Manager of Mobilization and BIPOC Organizing at Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts,
- Cora Fernandez Anderson, Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics at Mount Holyoke College,
- and Jallicia Jolly, Post-doctoral Fellow and Incoming Assistant Professor at Amherst College.
All are welcome to join WOCLN and featured guests in a panel about global violence against marginalized groups. Topics will include workplace violence against undocumented and immigrant communities, human trafficking, international reproductive health laws, and violence against sex workers. Panelists include Whose Corner Is It Anyway, Brenda Quintero from MassCOSH, Professor Savti Shah from UMass and Attorney Bernie Stark from UMass SLSO.
Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women/People: History, Awareness, and Action
Please join WOCLN and CMASS and featured speakers in a panel about missing and murdered Indigenous women/people (MMIW/P). This event will center the voices of Indigenous women and communities and features speakers from the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Education Department and from the Sovereign Bodies Institute.
Healing Racial and Gendered Violence: A support group for women-identified students of color
February 09 | February 16 | February 23 | March 09 | March 23 | March 30 | April 06 | April 13 | April 20 , 6PM - 7:45PM
Register at: https://tinyurl.com/woclnsupportgroup
Please feel free to reach out with any questions! Interested students can connect with us via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or on social media.