Calendar of Events

ON-GOING MEETINGS

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

12-STEP GROUPS

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

January

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.

February

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

 

March

  • Monday, March 3-Friday, March 14, Mather Art Space: Women’s Hall of Fame Photo Exhibit. http://www.cwhf.org/

              Reception, TBA. Contact: Melissa.Richard@trincoll.edu.

  •  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

                    http://www.amazon.com/Cut-It-Out-C-Section-Epidemic/dp/0814764118

  • 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

  •  Saturday, March 29th: Civil Liberties Conference: CCSU

  •   Sunday, March 30, 6pm, the Chapel:  Women & Ministry, panel discussion

 

April

  •   Wednesday, April 2, 4-6pm, Washington Room: Why Don't You go Back To Your Country? Immigration Panel,

  •  Friday, April 4-5: Trinity College’s International Hip Hop Festival

  •  Friday, April 11-12: Relay For Life, Koeppel Rink, New Britain Avenue 

  • TAKE BACK THE NIGHT - IT HAPPENS HERE

     Thursday, April 17, 6:30pm

    Cave Patio (behind Mather Hall)

    Rain Location: Washington Room, 2nd floor, Mather Hall

    Students Encouraging Consensual Sex (SECS) hosts this annual event to call attention to the rape culture on campus, raise awareness, educate, and, provide a safe space for survivors. The program features student performances, a cappella groups, dance, poetry, student testimonies and more. All are welcome to attend!! The program will be held outside on the Cave Patio (behind Mather Hall) – rain location: Washington Room, Mather Hall.

    The content of this program may be triggering for survivors of sexual violence, stalking, intimate partner violence, sexual harassment and incest. Please know there will be counselors available.

    For more information please contact: Mia.Schulman@trincoll.edu;viridiana.medina@trincoll.edu; or, Laura.Lockwood@trincoll.edu.

    860-297-2408.  For directions please see: www.trincoll.edu.

  • Thursday, April 24th: Take our Daughters to Work Day Luncheon & Tours