Women's History Month Activities Planned Throughout March


Women's History Month Activities Planned Throughout March
Carolyn Dunn-Anderson of the all-women native drum group, The Mankillers, sings songs in Choctaw as part of Women's History Month in 2004.

The ReEntry & WoMen's Resource Center and other campus organizations will host a series of events in March celebrating Women's History Month, themed “Women's Herstory: Generations Moving Forward.”

The following events are scheduled:

Women of Color Day

Women of color share experiences through spoken word, poetry and song. Come and support them Thursday, March 1, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Bronco Student Center, England Evans. The reception is cosponsored with Office of Student Life & Cultural Centers. Contact (909) 869-3206.

Self-Defense Workshop

The Stop Violence Office will cosponsor a free self-defense class for women Thursday, March 1, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Reserve your space by calling (909) 869-3112.

“Our Walls Bare Witness: The Women and Children of Darfur”

This photo exhibit focuses on the genocide currently taking place in Sudan. The exhibit runs March 1 – 30, in the Bronco Student Center Gallery. There will be receptions on Thursday, March 1, noon – 1 p.m. and on Monday, March 5 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. The exhibit is cosponsored with Associated Students, Inc. Contact (909) 869-3206.

Dangling the Carat: Exposing the Ugly Side of Diamonds

This illuminating exhibit, documentary and film unveil hidden truths about the diamond industry. The Kellogg University Art Gallery is a cosponsor. There will be multiple film showings March 5 – 7. Contact (909) 869-4302 for location and times.

Hear Her Voice

Women tell it like it is, was, and will be in their future in the University Village, Community Center on Monday, March 5, from 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The event is cosponsored by the University Village. Contact (909) 869-4242.

Women's Global Campaign against the

Twin Terrors of Poverty and War

Guest speaker Margaret Prescod, of 90.7 KPFK's Sojourner Truth, and Global Women's Strike, will address serious global issues facing women and the role they take in resolving those issues. She will speak Tuesday, March 6, from noon – 1 p.m. in the BSC, Orion. Contact (909) 869-3206.

Parenting: Whose Choice Is It Anyway?

Participant discussion explores the reason(s) women choose to be mothers, and the reason(s) some women choose not to. The discussion will be Wednesday, March 7, from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. at the ReEntry & WoMen's Resource Center, Bldg. 95. Refreshments will be served. Parents 'R Us is a cosponsor. Contact (909) 869-3206.

International Women's Day: Indigenous Women of the Americas

International students from North and Central America, as well as the Caribbean, engage in panel and performance, in honor of this international day of celebrating women. The event will be Thursday, March 8, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the International Student Center, Bldg. 1- Room 104. The International Student Center is a cosponsor. Refreshments will be served. Contact (909) 869-3335.

LUNAFEST Film Fest and Fundraiser

Support this award-winning series of short films by, and about, women. Proceeds benefit breast cancer research. The screening will be Thursday, March 8, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the BSC, Ursa Minor. Advance tickets are $3 and $5 at the door. The event is cosponsored with the National Organization for Women. Refreshments will be served. Contact (909) 869-3206.

Sex in the Quad

There will be a closing ceremony on Thursday, March 29, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the University Quad. The event will be a sex education faire promoting safe and consensual sex. The event is cosponsored with NOW, Stop Violence Office, Wellness Center, Q-SAFE. Contact (909) 869-3206.

ReEntry & WoMen's Resource Center 30-Year Anniversary Celebration

On Friday, May 4, from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m., there will be an anniversary celebration in the BSC, Ursa Major. Student tickets are $15 students, staff tickets are $25 and alumni tickets are $50. Contact (909) 869-3206.

For more details visit: http://dsa.cpp.edu/thecenter/default.asp?setactive=page.