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2017-2018 Events

Trans rights activist LaSaia Wade and CeCe McDonald
Trans rights activist LaSaia Wade and CeCe McDonald speaking on a panel after a screening of Free CeCe!
Community members
Community members at the screening of Free CeCe!
Activisit Andrea Ritchie facilitating workshop
Activist Andrea Ritchie facilitating workshop around her recent book, Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color
Community members
Community members at the Invisible No More talk-back
Community members at Dandelions in the Concrete
Community members at Dandelions in the Concrete​
Community members at a talk-back with Mariama Kaba and Esssence McDowell
Community members at a talk-back with Mariama Kaba and Esssence McDowell, authors of Lifting As They Climbed
Setting up art displays
Setting​ up the art display for our annual Take Back The Night events
Community members at Take Back The Night
Community members witness the stories and art of survivors of sexual violence at Take Back The Night
Community members
​Community members watch performances at Take Back The Night
Staff, students, and faculty
​Staff, students, and faculty after holding a panel on Black Panther and its implications in gender roles, colonialism, and Black liberation
Community members
Community members hanging out in our space after a mindfulness practices workshop
Palestinian folksinger
Pale​stinian folksinger Mary Hazboun performs at our International Women's Day event with an accompanying oud player
Parent of CPS students
Parents of Chicago Public Schools students discussing their experiences with organizing to demand better schools for their communities
Community members
Comm​unity members celebrating a birthday
Zapatos Rojos art installation
Pai​nting donated shoes red for the "Zapatos Rojos" art installation
Students in our space
Stude​nts hanging out in our space
Community member
Com​munity member performing at a Take Back The Night event
Students marching
Stud​ents marching on campus in support of sexual violence survivors
Student marching

Below you can see some of what we were up to at the Women's Center in the 2017-2018 academic school year. Click on any of the flyers to enlarge.

Spring 2018 Book Club
Dandelions in the Concrete
The Truth About SESTA

Black Panther Panel
Healing Practices NADA Circle
GRRRL House Archive Opening

Take Back The Night
Healing Arts
Lifting As They Climbed

Mindfulness Practices
International Women's Day
WQ18 Dandelions in the Concrete

Invisible No More
Parents As Disruptors
AQ17 Dandelions in the Concrete

Free CeCe Screening & Talkback
AQ17 Book Club