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Mutual Aid: One for All and All for One
Nandi is a student staff member in the Women’s Center and a Junior English major. Mutual aid, as a concept, is based in anarchism and the work of Petr Kropotkin. His work, “Mutual...
April 1, 2020
Trans Women in Women’s Spaces: A Reflection on the Transition of Privilege and Belonging
Autumn is a junior Meyerhoff Scholar (M29), pursuing a BS in Chemistry and a BA in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies dual degree, and currently a student intern at the Women’s Center....
March 26, 2020
To the Food Police in My Life
Samiksha Manjani is a Student Staff member at UMBC’s Women’s Center. She is a Political Science and Sociology double-major graduating in May 2019. Eating around other people has...
February 15, 2019
B-I-N-G-O spells SCOUT…with the Women’s Center
Last semester we launched everybody’s fave, the Women’s Center Scouts! And it was really, really popular. Like really popular and if you missed out you’re probably feeling a little sad right...
February 4, 2019
Self Care: An Activists Survival Guide
Alexia Petasis is an INDS intern on the Women’s Center student staff team. Alexia studies social justice and dance. In the following blog post, she runs through a list of crucial self-care...
November 19, 2018
Survivorship Looks Different in the Asian American Community
Samiksha Manjani is a Student Staff member at UMBC’s Women’s Center. She is a Political Science and Sociology double-major and is currently a co-facilitator of the Women’s Center’s discussion...
November 1, 2018
What You Need to Know About Art & Activism
Get ready for Critical Social Justice: Ignite with our What You Need to Know series. Written by Alexia Petasis. Activism can be defined as a “practice that emphasizes direct vigorous action...
October 10, 2018
Announcing the Women’s Center Scouts!
Girl Scouts. Radical Monarchs. Lumberjanes. Pawnee Goddess. And now… Women’s Center Scouts! Time and time again, Women’s Center staff get the question, “How do you join the Women’s...
August 15, 2018
So I Hear You Care?
A reflection from student staff member, Sheila, about the work that creates empathy. As a social work major, I spend a lot of time thinking about empathy. Social work is a profession centered...
May 29, 2018
Bodily boundaries or how the world told me I hated affection
A blog written by student staff member Sydney about her journey with understanding bodily boundaries, consent, and the perpetuation of rape culture in society. Including tips about consent in...
April 26, 2018
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