WGRAC Discussion meetings ~ every Friday, 12pm, WGRAC Lounge, 2nd floor, Mather! All are welcome!
PHAB~ Promoting Healthy Awareness of the Body: A student-led group that raises awareness and educates the campus community about eating disorders and body image issues while promoting active living, self-acceptance, self-respect and appreciation of size diversity. Programming this year will include: Love Your Body Day Walk/Run, Girlcott, healthy cooking classes, Health & Wellness Week, and more! Meetings are held every Thursday, 5pm in the WGRAC Lounge (2nd floor Mather, behind the Washington Room).For more information contact: Mia.Schulman@trincoll.edu or Xonana.Scrubb@trincoll.edu
SECS - Students Encouraging Consensual Sex: A student-led group that organizes activities and programs to raises awareness of sexual and relationship violence on campus perpetrated against women and men: i.e. The Red Flag Campaign, Voices Raised in Power, The Vagina Monologues, Take Back the Night, and more! All are welcome to come! Meetings are held on Tuesdays,5pm WGRAC Office (behind the Washington Room).
For more information please contact: Viridiana.Medina@trincoll.edu Mia.Schulman@trincoll.edu
If you feel you may have a problem with alcohol, drugs, or food, and are interested in finding a recovery program in the Hartford area, please visit these web sites:
- Alcoholics Anonymous: www.ct-aa.org
- Overeaters Anonymous: www.connecticutoa.org. OA is for anyone with a desire to stop eating compulsively, binge-eaters, bulimics, anorexics, and compulsive exercisers.
- Narcotics Anonymous: www.ctna.org
- Al-Anon: www.ct-al-anon.org/meeting/meetings.htm. Al-Anon is for anyone with a friend or relative who is an alcoholic.
If you want to talk with someone on campus with knowledge about 12 -step programs, please email: Patricia.Maisch@trincoll.edu, or Laura.Lockwood@trincoll.edu. Trinity College's Counseling Center is also an excellent resource.
WGRAC Fall ’13 Programs
Monday, September 9, 11:00am,
Charter Oak Cultural Center
21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford.
Women Bare All: CT Girlcott Kicks-Off 2nd Year
Join Trinity and WGRAC student Ainslya Charlton, ’16, State Senator Beth Bye, Cathy Malloy and others to kick-off the 2013/14 Girlcott campaign!
Wednesday, October 2, 7:30pm,
Cinestudio, Trinity Campus
Girl Rising: www.girlrising.org
One girl with courage is a revolution. “Girl Rising" tells the stories of girls from around the world and how the power of education can change the world. Learn more about the girls' inspiring stories.
Free with Student ID
Presentation: Fatty al Ansar, ’17: Founder of a girl’s school in her home country of Mali. Learn how you can support her efforts!
Wednesday, October 9, 6:30pm-8:00pm, 8:00-9:00 pm Reception,
The Gender of Obamacare: Seeking Access, Equity, and Excellence for Women and their Providers
Maria B. Damiani, Director of The Maternal, Child and Family Health Division, City of New Haven, Department of Health
Hosted by The Connecticut Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
Thursday, November 14: 12:15pm-1:30pm,
Common Hour: Washington Room, Mather Hall
Sandra Fluke, “In Her Own Words”
Sandra Fluke arrived on the national stage in February 2012, when she memorably testified before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on the need to provide affordable access to contraception. Her advocacy left an indelible mark. In September 2012, Fluke took the stage as a featured speaker at the Democratic National Convention, delivering an impassioned speech about the election and what its outcome could mean for women everywhere. She continues to enrapt and remind audiences across the country that basic human rights matter more than ever.
She was awarded the 2012 National Association of Women Lawyers Award, and was recognized for her extensive pro bono representation of victims of domestic violence and human trafficking, and human rights advocacy in Kenya.
Fluke founded the Program Evaluation Initiative for Sanctuary for Families in New York City, ensuring high quality services to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking. She also served on the Manhattan Borough President’s Taskforce on Domestic Violence and co-founded the New York Statewide Coalition for Fair Access to Family Court, which successfully lobbied for legislation allowing LGBTQ, teen, and other victims of intimate partner violence to access civil orders of protection
Sponsored with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, CWEALF, CT NOW, Planned Parenthood and Departments of Public Policy & Law, Philosophy, WMGS, Sociology