Women’s History Month Events
March is Women’s History Month
*All events open to men and women*
Domestic Violence Awareness and Sexual Assault Prevention
Wednesday, March 11th & Thursday March 12th, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Cafeteria
Representatives from different organizations will be available to discuss information and resources regarding sexual assault and domestic violence prevention. The following groups are participating:
BC Counseling – Counselors will provide information on various resources available to survivors and supporters on both Wednesday and Thursday.
BC Women’s Center – Students can help raise awareness by creating a paper “tweet” on Wednesday or a quilt square on Thursday.
Lifewire – Representatives will be on-hand on Wednesday to discuss the services they offer and ways students can get involved.
Cycle the Wave – Members will be discussing their upcoming September cycling event and ways to get involved on Thursday.
API Chaya – Representatives will be available on Thursday to discuss their services including counseling, legal advocacy, and support groups.
Sponsored by the BC Women’s Center & BC Counseling.
Presentation & Discussion: Women Who Serve
Wednesday, March 11th, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. C120 A & B (Inside Cafeteria)
Presented by Rachel Hayes, BC Vetcorps Navigator
An experienced veteran’s services coordinator and veteran, Rachel will discuss the role of women in the U.S. military, past, present, and future. She will also discuss the challenges female veterans face including transitioning to civilian life and experiencing homelessness.
Sponsored by the BC Organization of Women Leaders (OWLs) and The Women’s Center.
Movie: Iron Jawed Angels
Thursday, March 12th, 1:00-3:15 p.m., Room C120A&B (inside Cafeteria)
The film portrays the American women’s suffrage movement during the early 1900′s and the challenges they faced in their fight for the right to vote. The film received critical acclaim at the Sundance Film
Sponsored by the BC Organization of Women Leaders (OWLs) & the Women’s Center.