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.
Spring Semester Programs
· Thursday, Jan 23, 5:30pm, WGRAC Lounge: The Vagina Monologues Mandatory Meeting for all those interested in participating or helping out. For info contact Nicole at Dabin.Lim@trincoll.edu or Laura.Lockwood@trincoll.edu.
· Saturday, Jan. 25th: Blue is The Warmest Color, 2pm, Real Art Ways, Hartford. Panel Discussion following film, sponsored by the University of Hartford Women for Change, and Girlcott, a movement to address girls and women's empowerment and unrealistic beauty standards in the United States. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2278871/
For more info contact Laura.Lockwood@trincoll.edu.
· Jan. 27th -31st, Mather (and all semester) Cell Phone Drive to benefit victims and survivors of domestic violence at the Interval House, Hartford battered women's shelter. WGRAC will table outside Mather Jan. 27-31st. drop=-off boxes in the Queer Resource Center, Health Center, Community services Office, and certain dorms. For more info contact Melissa.Richard @trincoll.edu.
· Wednesday, Feb. 12: Gendered Justice: Services for Women; Dr. Stephanie Covington is a noted scholar and clinician who has done important work in gender and trauma sensitive work with incarcerated women and girls. http://www.stephaniecovington.com/bio.php.
Sponsored with Theater & Dance, Special Dance Fund, Human Rights Department
· Friday, Feb. 14: The Vagina Monologues, Fundraiser for the Interval House, Hartford Battered Women’s Shelter. Don't miss WGRAC's annual production of Eve Ensler's and VDay's play!
Students: $ 5; Non-Students: $ 10; Low-Income and Seniors: $ 5 or Donation
· Date TBA: Film: A Place at the Table: A documentary exposing the millions of American who are hungry and presenting solutions to this injustice. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1736049/
Sponsored with the Interfaith House, the Chapel and Community Services & Civic Engagement
- Monday, March 3-Friday, March 14, Mather Art Space: Women’s Hall of Fame Photo Exhibit. http://www.cwhf.org/
Friday, March 7, 12pm, Location TBA: Cut It Out: The C-Section Epidemic in America
, Trinity Professor Theresa Morris will speak about her new book and facilitate a discussion, over lunch. RSVP ASAP: Laura.Lockwood@trincoll.edu
Wednesday, 26, 7:30pm, Location TBA: Brave Miss World
. Miss Israel Linor Abargil was abducted, stabbed, and raped in Milan, Italy, at age 18. She had to represent her country in the Miss World competition only six weeks later. When she was crowned the winner, she vowed to do something about rape. The film follows her from the rape, to her crowning and through her crusade to fight for justice and break the silence. http://www.bravemissworld.com/
. Sponsored with Trinity College Hillel
Save These Dates….
Date TBA: America’s Wage Gap, educational campaign:
Friday, April 4-5: Trinity College’s International Hip Hop Festival
Friday, April 11-12: Relay For Life, Koeppel Rink, New Britain Avenue
Thursday, April 10 (tentative date): Take Back the Night March & Rally
Thursday, April 25th: Take our Daughters to Work Day Luncheon & Tours