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THE WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER

Spring 2014 Events Calendar

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

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

5:00 PM-6:300 PM, CBA-140
Salary Negotiation Workshop

Presented by Pat Lynch, President & C.E.O.

Business Alignment Strategies, Inc.

Dr. Pat Lynch helps clients optimize business results. She is President of Business Alignment Strategies, Inc., a management consulting firm in Long Beach. Dr. Lynch’s doctoral dissertation addressed the topic of initial salary negotiation. A consultant, executive coach, and speaker, Dr. Lynch’s specialties include measurement, strategy, communication, and labor relations.

Sponsored by Human Resources Management Association & Women’s Resource Center

Contact: Justyn Sequoia at (562) 833-0457

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Wednesday, April 22 and April 23, 2014

10:00 AM-3:00 PM, Speaker'sPlatform
Clothesline Project

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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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

All day
Denim 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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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

5:30 PM-6:30 PM, Maxson Plaza

6:30 PM-9:30 PM, Soroptimist House
Take Back the Night/ Speak Out

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.

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

A Project Safe Event

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

12:00-1:00 PM, USU-205

Rape Culture in Popular Music

Hour discussion on how some music is defined by rape culture. It will go over popular music of today by focusing on the lyrics of top billboard hits.

Presented by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

A Project Safe Event

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

6:00 PM-7:00 PM, Maxson Plaza

7:00 PM-10:00 PM, Soroptimist House
Take Back the Night/ Speak Out

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 include 70th Distict assembly member Bonnie Lowenthall, University Police Rich Goodwin, adjunct faculty Nina Flores, Interval House Crisis Shelter Program Director Sharon Wie, and Interim Vice President Mary-Ann Takemoto.

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

A Project Safe Event

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Friday, October 18, 2013

6:00 PM-9:00 PM Meet at the old Acres of Books lot

Candle Light Walk against Domestic Violence

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

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

5:30 PM-8:00 PM, USU Beach Ballroom A&B
"It's NOT romantic, it's STALKING"

Join us for an evening with CSULB alumnus, nationally recognized stalking expert Detective Mike "Duck" Proctor. Duck will share information on cyber stalking and social media, how to respond if you are being stalked, and other insights from more than 30 years of experience. A CSULB panel will follow to answer questions and provide campus resources.

Register online at Beach Sync: https://orgsync.com/52081/forms/86050

A Project Safe Event

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Wednesday, January 23 to February 14, 2014

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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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

5:30 PM-8:00 PM, USU Ballroom
Half the Sky Documentary
(sex trafficking segment)

with Speaker Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a television documentary produced by PBS, shot in 10 countries: Cambodia, Kenya, India, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Liberia and the U.S. Inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book, the documentary series introduces women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable--and fighting bravely to change them.

Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis is an Associate Professor in Psychology at Pepperdine University.

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

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Monday, March 17, 2014

12 - 1 PM, Women's Resrouce Center
Half the Sky Documentary: Education in Cambodia

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a television documentary produced by PBS, shot in 10 countries: Cambodia, Kenya, India, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Liberia and the U.S. Inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book, the documentary series introduces women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable--and fighting bravely to change them.

For more information contact WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

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Monday, March 24, 2014

6:30 PM, PSY 152
Biting into social media and women's stories with JAWS (Journalism & Women Symposium)

Social media is becoming more and more a power player in the world of journalism, and has become an effective tool in not only promoting pieces but also finding stories. Twitter, the real-time social networking and microblogging service, has allowed users to interact with another in a conversational format and highlight certain issues. Storify and RebelMouse have become go to tools for web content curation. This workshop will be an overview of storytelling with digital tools like Twitter, Storify and RebelMouse.

Sponsored by: CSULB Women’s Resource Center and Journalism & Women Symposium

For more information contact: Connie Ho, web@jaws.org or WRC at wrc@csulb.edu

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