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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.
Panels and Events:
Achieving Financial Wellness as a Woman of Color
Tuesday February 28 2023, 5:30PM
Open To: All women and non-binary students of color are encouraged to register and attend
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Healing Racial and Gendered Violence Against Women: A drop-in space for Women of Color
Starting February 16th and goes on till April
Time: 5:30PM - 7PM
Open To: Women and Non-Binary individuals of color
Location: 127 New Africa House
What's the Tea: Let's talk Pink Tax
Open To: All
Time(s): 7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Location: UMass Amherst, New Africa House Room 311
What is the pink tax? Why does it exist? How does it impact women, women of color, nonbinary folks, transgender women, homeless women, and others the most? What can be done? These questions will be answered in a presentation done by WOCLN and the Period@UMass Amherst groups. We'll talk about pink tax, period poverty, and end with room for discussion. WOCLN will also mention a drive where students can drop off menstrual products outside WOCLN's office (127) during the rest of the week and the donations will be given to a local shelter.
Weekly drop-in Yoga sessions
Open To: All students in the 5 colleges and Hampshire community members
Date(s): 03/07/2023, 03/21/2023, 03/28/2023, 04/11/2023, 04/25/2023
Time(s): 5:30-6:30 PM
Location: 203 New Africa House- UMass
Would you like to unwind from your busy schedule? Recharge your energy and focus on your physical and emotional health? The Women of Color leadership Network invites you to Drop-in for free weekly yoga sessions with Tiffany Joseph on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 PM at New Africa House in Room 203. BIPOC students and community members are encouraged to attend.
International Women's Day: Friend Speed Dating
Open To: All- Women and nonbinary students of color are encouraged to attend.
Time(s): 5:30 PM
Location: 127 New Africa House
Happy International Women's Day! What is a better way to celebrate than meet and make new friends? Join the Women of Color Leadership Network for a fun Friend Speed Dating event and meet new WOC, write a postcard for an important woman in your life and learn more about WOCLN! Bring a friend or come to meet a new one!
Light snacks and feminist postcards will be provided.
Refill Your Cup with Smoothies and Journaling
Open To: All students in the five colleges and members of the Hampshire community
Time(s): 06:30PM - 7:30PM
Location: New Africa House Room 127
As we pass the midpoint of the semester, it can be difficult to find the time to take care of yourself. Carve out some time to meet other WOC, taste some delicious smoothies, and practice some gratitude journaling! Make it a wellness evening by also joining us for our yoga session with Tiffany right before. You may attend either or both of these events. Register here!
Reception for Gina Chavez
Open To: All five college students and members of the Hampshire community
Time(s): 05:30PM - 06:30PM
Location: Fine Arts Center
Join WOCLN, Stonewall center, and CMASS to watch 2020 Latin Grammy Nominee, Gina Chavez, perform at the Fine Arts Center on April 19th at 7:30PM. A community Reception is being held from 5:30PM to 6:30PM.
Please feel free to reach out with any questions! Interested students can connect with us via email (email@example.com) or on social media.