Registration Period for "Real Talk Among Women of Color"
October 1—October 15, 2013
New Africa House
Room: Center for Women & Community
UMass Amherst Campus
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