Women’s issues to be highlighted by CEVO

Staff Report

The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will focus on women’s’ issues for the Activism Series events in March.

The office will kick off their events March 22 at 7 p.m. with a movie watching event. The event will feature “Knock Down the House.” The event will focus on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and female grassroot senate campaigns during the 2018 election season.

A living room conversation will also be had on Women in Society on March 25 at 7 p.m.

According to the website, “The intention of this dialogue is to discuss the experiences of women in American society, barriers and stereotypes we live with, and ways we can support each other moving forward.”

The office will also host the Womxn Up Conference on March 26 from 1 to 4:15 p.m.

The session topics will include womxn of color, intersectionality, womxn’s health. Those who sign up for the event will receive a free t-shirt.

An activism chat will also be held on March 30 at 2 p.m.

Three speakers will present on related topics in a Ted Talk format. The topics are the history of women’s rights, the oppression of BIPOC women and women in the LGBTQIA+ community.

All events are free. Those interested in registering for them can do so by visiting the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism office.

 

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