Calendar of Events

ON-GOING MEETINGS

WGRAC Student Open Discussions  & Pizza!  Fridays, 12:30pm-2:00pm, WGRAC Lounge, 2nd floor, Mather! All students 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 semester will include: Love Your Body Week, Girlcott, , Girlcott, Health & Wellness Week, and more!

Meetings: Mondays, 6pm, WGRAC Lounge

For more information contact: For more information contact: Hamna.tariq@trincoll.edu;esther.appiah@trincoll.edu; indira.rivera@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 Red Flag Campaign, Voices Raised in Power, A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant & a Prayer, Take Back the Night, and more!

Meetings: Mondays, 4:30pm, WGRAC Lounge

For more information please contact:  Brigita.kuzmickaite!trincoll.edu; Remington.tupper@trincoll.edu

Masculinity Project:  male identified students explore and redefine masculinity so that it includes healthier and more inclusive defintions that allow for greater expressions of what it means to be a man on campus and in society.

Meeting d/t/pl TBD.

For more information contact: lucemy.perez@trincoll.edu;diante.dancy@trincoll.edu

12-Step Programs

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. The Counseling Center is an excellent resource as well: 860-297-2415.

WGRAC’s Fall Programs 2018

  •  On-going: Friday Student Discussion & Pizza, 12:30pm-2pm, WGRAC Lounge
  • Thursday, September 20, 7:30pm, Bushnell Theater, downtown Hartford
    CT Forum: “Rising Women: Redefining Power” 

    Roxanne Gay, Author and Cultural Critic: Authored “Bad Feminist”
    Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
    Sallie Krawcheck, Financial feminist: CEO, Ellevest: digital investment platform for women
    Space is limited! Contact: laura.lockwood@trincoll.edu
  • Friday, September 21, 3pm-5pm, 114 Crescent Street, Queer Resource Center, Trinity
    QRC-WGRAC BBQ!

    Kick-Off to Ally Week
  •  Sunday, September 23, 2:30pm,  Cinestudio Theater, Trinity College campus
    RBG

    Discussion following with Renny Fulco, Professor of Legal Studies
    Free for students!
    RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg) Look-alike Contest with Great Prizes!
    Student–led voter registration drive
    Sponsors: Women’s Leadership Council, Hillel House, Public Policy & Law, QRC, Planned Parenthood of CT, Masculinity Project, Political Science, American Studies, Sociology, History
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
 
  • Tuesday, October 2, 12pm-3pm, Gates Quad
    Fresh Check Day

    Fun booths on healthy eating, mental health and more.
    Visit the WGRAC booth!
    Sponsored by Bantams in Balance
Other Upcoming Events: Dates: TBA
  • Leadership Retreat for Women-Identified Students
  • Why Vote!?
  • Red Flag Campaign
  • Voices Raised in Power
  • Green Dot Overview & Bystander Trainings