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THE WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER Fall
2014 & Spring 2015 Events Calendar

Please check back throughout the semester for newly posted opportunities to connect, and visit us at BeachSync. We look forward to seeing you in the following places and times:

September: Celebrate Women

Event: Makers - Women who make America (a PBS Documentary)

Date: September 22, 24, 29th , 2014

1:00 - 2:00 PM, Women's Resource Center LA 1 - 102

A PBS documentary that will be shown in 3 1-hour parts. LIght refreshments will be served. Come in and enjoy the documentary, food, AC, and learn about women who make America!

Part One: Awakening -- The story of the birth of modern women's movement

Part Two: Changing the World --In the 1970's, Feminism reshaped the relationshops between men and women

Part Three: Charting a New course-- A focused look at the workplace, where women crashed throught the glass ceiling.

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

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October: Domestic Violence Awareness/Prevention Month

Event: Take Back The Night Rally and March & Speak Out

Date: October 22, 2014

6:000 PM-7:00 PM, Maxson Plaza & March

7:00 PM-9:30 PM, Anatol Center

Rally with students, staff, and faculty in a peaceful march advocating for the elimination of domestic violence, sexual assault and relationship violence. Come to Speak Out to hear from those who have indirectly and directly affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and relationship violence.

interACT performance @ 7:00 PM before Speak Out

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

Sponsored by F.O.R.C.E. and Project Safe

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October: Domestic Violence Awareness/Prevention Month

Event: Candlelight Walk against Domestic Violence

Date: October 17th
Time: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Place: Starts at 270 Elm St. Long Beach (3rd & Elm St) @ The Art Exchange

Walk in honor of domestic violence survivors and in the remembrance of those who have died at the hands of someone they knew. Sponsored by WomenShelter of Long Beach (562.437.7233) and supported by advocacy agencies in the Long Beach Community, including CSULB’s Project Safe

Vigil includes 1/2 mile walk, food, art, peotry.

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November: "Inappropriate Pursuit" Cyberstalking

Must RSVP by November 11th @ Beachsync: Women's Resource Center

Event: Stalking Awareness and Prevention(TBA)

Date: Monday November 17, 2014
Time & Place: 6:00 - 8:00 PM, USU Beach Ballroom 251

5:30 doors open. Check in and light refreshments served.

6 PM Keynote Speaker Robert Martin, Sr. Advisor, Gavin de Becker Institute, is a leading expert in violence prevention and threat assessment

7 PM panel discussion and Q&A. (CSULB panel includes: CAPS, UPD, Judicial Affairs, and Interval House Crisis Shelter)

Topic Internet/Social Media Stalking-- How to recoginize inappropriate pursuits, learn about threat assessment, and how you can protect yourself.

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November: Healthy and unhealthy Romantic Relationships

RSVP: Search Women's Resource Center @Beachsync.com

Workshop: healthy and unhealthy romantic relationships

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time & Place: Noon to 1:00 PM, USU 205

This workshop will focus on common communication challenges faced by college students. It includes didactic and experiential components to provide you with tools for effective and healthy communication. You will participate in self-reflective and interactive activities designed to help you learn and practice stategies to maintain healthy relationships in your life.

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******Check out our Spring 2015 events!******

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Wednesday, January 23 to February 14, 2015

During office hours at the Women's Resource Center
Heart Art

Create a valentine card for someone you love and for women and children in shelters and safe houses! The Women’s Resource Center has some materials - scissors and glue sticks, scrap paper & fabric, crayons and markers - and feel free to add more things to the project!

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

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February: Human and Sex Trafficking Awareness/Prevention

Event: Human and Sex Trafficking Awareness / Prevention

Date & Time: Wednesday February 18, 2015, 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Location: USU Beach Auditorium

Program: Panel and Q & A

Check in 5-5:30 PM, 5:30 PM Welcome and introductions, 5:40-6:25 PM Panel, 6:25-7 PM Q & A

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

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March: Women's History Month

Event: Documentary film about WWII women pilots

Dates, and Times: Monday, February 16, 2015 5:30-8:30 PM

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April: Save the Date

Event: PCSW Women's Research Colloquium

Date: April 16, 2015

Located at CSULB The Pointe

5:00 - 7:30 PM

 

Program Information TBA

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

 

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April: Sexual Assault Awareness/ Prevention Month

Event: Take Back the Night/ Speak Out

Date: April 22, 2015

6:00 PM-7:00 PM, Maxson Plaza Rally and March

7:00 PM-9:30 PM, Soroptimist House

Rally with students, staff, and faculty in a peaceful march advocating for the elimination of sexual assault and relationship violence. Come to Speak Out to hear from those who have indirectly and directly affected by sexual assault and relationship violence.

Speakers for Take Back the Night TBA

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

Sponsored by F.O.R.C.E. and Project Safe

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April: Sexual Assault Awareness/ Prevention Month
Event: Denim Day

Date: April 22, 2015

All day

Community members, elected officials, businesses and students are asked to make a social statement with their fashion and wear jeans on this day as a visible means of protest against misconceptions that surround sexual assault.

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

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April: Sexual Assault Awareness/Prevention Month

Event: Clothesline Project

Date: April 22, 2015

Time: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM, Speaker'sPlatform

The Clothesline Project is a unique display of T-shirts designed by survivors that encourage women to break the silence on violence against women. 

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

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Women’s Resource Center – LA1-102 (562) 985-8576
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