Founded in 1974, the Women’s Center was established to:
Dismantle, from a feminist perspective, all forms of oppression, including but not limited to those based on ability, age, class, ethnicity, gender, race, and sexual orientation.
Advocate for an equitable environment free from violence and harassment based on gender, race, and sexual orientation.
Create an anti-racist, non-sexist, queer-affirmative space where all people can feel valued and safe.
Facilitate and strengthen connections among people across lines of difference through programming and educational campaigns.
Integrate an appreciation of Women's Gender and Multicultural Studies across the disciplines.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
One (Million) Small Steps for Women!
There are so many political snafus happening constantly these days, and women are almost always taking a step or two back. I think it's important to acknowledge one woman's tremendous accomplishments amidst all these other stories that get so much attention. Don't get me wrong, we need the attention to educate people on the serious issues as best we can. But every once in a while, we need to take a moment to say "Wow. Jane Trumper, you are AMAZING!"