Women's Center Annual Events


    Sister Solidarity 2019

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    Winter Quarter

    Sister Solidarity consists of a series of events that highlight the activism, art, and achievements of womxn, femmes and non-binary folks. Our intention is to provide spaces that allow us to engage in critical dialogue around social justice issues that impact our communities through panel discussions, workshops, and community building programs. Every year, we invite empowering keynote speakers and community organizers to share their knowledge and lived experiences as a way to uplift the voices of black women, indigenous women, women of color, transwomen, queer women, disabled women, and incarcerated women.

  • Take Back the Night

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    Spring Quarter

    Take Back the Night is an international event and non-profit organization with the mission of ending sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. Take Back the Night at UCSC takes place in the month of April, which is also Sexual Assault Awareness Month and usually begins with educational workshops, healing spaces, followed by a rally & march, keynote address, and a surivior speaker out throughout the month. The Women's Center aims to end the epidemic of sexual violence by centering survivors, and cultivating spaces of healing, movement, and empowerment. Acknowledging the different layers of violence, oppression, identities and vulnerbilities, that are complex factors contributing to sexual violence, we hope to create a space of education and healing from truamas.