Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination--which includes sexual violence--in educational programs and activities. Join us as we cover the historical significance of Title IX and how it can be a tool for ending violence against women.
This hands-on workshop features writers, practitioners of new media, and scholars to examine how and to what effects public writing in the humanities can impact American cultures and civilities. The program is presented by the American Communities Program.
Dr. Susan Coutin (School of Social Ecology at UC Irvine) discusses the experiences of Salvadoran youth who migrated to the United States with their families during the 1980-1992 Civil war.
Violence against women is not solely a women's issue and calling gender violence a women's issue is part of the problem; men play a key role in the solution. Join us as self-identified men discuss the cycle of violence and ways in which men can be accomplices to ending violence against women.
Mass deportation from the U.S. is a racist, classist, and sexist program of state violence. Of the over 400,000 people removed from the U.S. annually, 93 percent are men. How do migrants understand their deportation and their gendered selves in relationship to it? Dr. Katie Dingeman, professor of sociology at Cal State LA and Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities Faculty Fellow, will discuss the disparate ways men and women have been historically targeted by the deportation regime. Presented by the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities.
Fight like a Girl! Join us in this empowering self-defense workshop. We will learn techniques to prepare and defend ourselves in case of an unforeseen event. Please RSVP by Oct. 13 at the Cross Cultural Centers front desk or Associated Students, Incorporated, 2nd floor, University-Student Union.