Women's Resources Center

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    • 7:00 pm
    • Gregory Hall 112

    Julie DiCaro is a Chicago sportswriter with a background as an attorney for domestic violence. Having been targeted with online harassment for her courageous writing about athletes with allegations of gender-based violence, Julie DiCaro will speak on campus for about the intersections of Chicago athletics, sexual assault, domestic violence -- and what we can do about it.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm
    • 616 E Green St. Suite 202, Champaign

    Toxic and unsafe behaviors in relationships are not always obvious, and can create struggles in your life. Let's talk about how to recognize those problematic behaviors and what you can do about it. Come connect with others and enjoy free dinner!

    • 7:00 pm
    • Wesley United Methodist Church

    a quiet & reflective church service involving prayer, poetry, and song Part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Monday, October 23, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, Champaign, IL 61820

    Oct. 9th “Domestic Violence and the Law: Reflections from a Court Advocate” feat. Lisa Little, ICADV, Court Advocate, Courage Connection Come join us for another Dish It Up Lunch on Us Program at the Women's Resources Center (every 2nd and 4th Monday at noon).

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, MC-302, Champaign, IL 61820

    Dancing Mindfulness uses the art form of dance as the primary medium of discovering mindful awareness. Participants will realize the rhythmic qualities of their breathing and heartbeats, to discover the healing, lyrical properties in even the most simple movements.

    • 7:00 - 9:00 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, MC-302, Champaign, IL 61820

    Join us during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a dialogue about the sexual abuse to prison pipeline, which disproportionately affects women of color in the United States.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    • 6:00 pm   7:00 PM
    • Women's Resources Center

    The Counseling Center would like to present “Facilitators and Barriers to Help-seeking: When men are targets of IPV.” This presentation will focus on male survivors of IPV as well as discussing barriers to help-seeking and healthy coping strategies. This presentation will be held at the Women’s Resources Center on October 24, 2017 at 6:00-7:00pm.

    • 7:00 pm
    • FAR Oglesby Lounge

    The Sankofa Outreach Team and Trauma Outreach and Prevention Team from the Counseling Center invite you to come and discuss how to develop and maintain a healthy relationship!

    • 7:00 pm
    • SDRP MPR

    An event that centralizes the voices and experiences of survivors and supporters of sexual violence and dating/domestic violence by reading aloud the stories of the lived experiences of those survivors and supporters on stage. For October's Domestic Violence Awareness Month "It Happens Here" will showcase stories of survivors and supporters of dating and domestic viole

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • 616 E Green St. Suite 202, Champaign

    During this ManTalks, we will focus on how performing masculinity is tied to affirming privilege and reinforcing binaries that deems many of our other identities invisible. More pointedly, we will discuss stigmas and pre-determined expectations that men of color face as they reimagine masculinity and prioritize their mental health.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

    • 6:00 pm   8:00 PM
    • Illini Union

    A workshop completed in three parts. Room1: Why people stay in/return to an abusive relationship Room2: UIUC related social media posts showcasing the things we say without thinking and how they affect others Room3: Discussion led room where we ask what we are doing now/will do in the future

    • 7:00 pm
    • Alma Mater

    Aannual Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) Candlelight Vigil. As part of DVAM, we call upon our community to gather together to honor survivors, mourn victims, and speak out against abuse. There will be scheduled speakers followed by an open mic portion open to the public.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm
    • 616 E Green St. Suite 202, Champaign

    The sexual health series is a biweekly workshop focused on topics in sexual and reproductive well-being, in collaboration with McKinley Sexual Health Peers. It is held every other Tuesday in the Women’s Resource Center from 6-7:30pm. Sexual Health doesn’t always have to be spooky! Come learn about ways to remain safe.

Monday, November 13, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, Champaign, IL 61820

    Nov. 13th "A Journey Through Expressive Arts" feat. Molly McLay, LCSW. Assistant Director, Women's Resources Center & Theresa Bensen, PhD. Clinical Counselor, The Counseling Center In honor of Art and Health Month at the University of Illinois Come join us for another Dish It Up Lunch on Us Program at the Women's Resources Center (every 2nd and 4th Monday at noon).

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, MC-302, Champaign, IL 61820

    Dancing Mindfulness uses the art form of dance as the primary medium of discovering mindful awareness. Participants will realize the rhythmic qualities of their breathing and heartbeats, to discover the healing, lyrical properties in even the most simple movements.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm
    • 616 E Green St. Suite 202, Champaign

    Virginity: An Open and Inclusive Discussion The sexual health series is a biweekly workshop focused on topics in sexual and reproductive well-being, in collaboration with McKinley Sexual Health Peers. It is held every other Tuesday in the Women’s Resource Center from 6-7:30pm. Join us as we take an in-depth look at virginity and what it means for all sexualities

Monday, November 27, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, Champaign, IL 61820

    Nov. 27th "Sisterhood Remixed: Women of Color Reflect on Greek Life" feat. Christina Carpio, Assistant Director, Asian American Cultural Center Come join us for another Dish It Up Lunch on Us Program at the Women's Resources Center (every 2nd and 4th Monday at noon).

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, MC-302, Champaign, IL 61820

    Dancing Mindfulness uses the art form of dance as the primary medium of discovering mindful awareness. Participants will realize the rhythmic qualities of their breathing and heartbeats, to discover the healing, lyrical properties in even the most simple movements.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    • 6:00 - 7:30 pm
    • 616 E Green St. Suite 202, Champaign

    #It Could Be Any of Us: Emergency Contraception The sexual health series is a biweekly workshop focused on topics in sexual and reproductive well-being, in collaboration with McKinley Sexual Health Peers. It is held every other Tuesday in the Women’s Resource Center from 6-7:30pm. Emergency Contraception: What it is, how it works, how to get it

Monday, December 11, 2017

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • NEW LOCATION 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202, Champaign, IL 61820

    Dec. 11th "Disney's Latina Pre-tween Audience: A Critical Discursive Analysis of Disney's First Latina Princess" feat. Diana Leon-Boys, Doctoral Student, Institute of Communications Research Come join us for another Dish It Up Lunch on Us Program at the Women's Resources Center (every 2nd and 4th Monday at noon).

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    • 616 E Green St. Suite 202, Champaign

    Dancing Mindfulness uses the art form of dance as the primary medium of discovering mindful awareness. Participants will realize the rhythmic qualities of their breathing and heartbeats, to discover the healing, lyrical properties in even the most simple movements.