Registration Period for "Real Talk Among Women of Color"

Event Details

October 1—October 15, 2013

New Africa House

Room: Center for Women & Community

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Center for Women and Community

Can You Hear Me? Real Talk Among Women of Color

A Discussion Group for Undergraduate and Graduate Women of Color- Registration Period

Women of color face a unique set of challenges in higher education. This weekly discussion group will provide a space for undergrad and graduate women of color to identify and explore their academic, social, and familial experiences while providing and receiving support from each other and building community. Meetings will open dialogue around multiple aspects of identity including race, gender, class, orientation, ability, etc and the experiences associated with these identities on campus. Topics  may include: developing relationships with partners, friends and family; adjusting to undergrad and graduate academic life and changing community contexts; exploring racial, gender, and other aspects of identity; building community and peer connections; negotiating interpersonal and institutional conflict; identifying and addressing academic challenges and goals. Sponsored by Women of Color Leadership Network and Counseling Services at the Center for Women & Community and Graduate Women's Network

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