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Burnt out? Me too.
Amelia Meman, GWST ’15, is the Assistant Director of the Women’s Center. Amelia uses they/them and she/her pronouns. Burnt out? Me too. This is not a new feeling for me. I have gotten...
November 4, 2020
Land recognition & decolonizing UMBC
This blogpost was a collaborative effort between all members of the Women’s Center staff team. A majority of this post was written by student staff members. Today is Indigenous People’s Day....
October 12, 2020
Learning to be anti-racist: Calling IN white people and non-Black people of color
This post is written by Amelia Meman, ’15, Assistant Director in the Women’s Center. I am trying to write this as plainly as I can because there are so many other words that are crowding...
June 4, 2020
Black lives matter. You matter. Endlessly and always.
The images and text below were originally shared on the Women’s Center social media pages. We’re re-sharing here to amplify the message and hold ourselves accountable to doing the work of our...
June 1, 2020
Intro to Hoodoo
Nandi is a Junior English Major and a student staff member in the Women’s Center. Content Note: This blog is written from an African-American woman’s experience and somewhat limited knowledge...
April 23, 2020
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
Do Better: From A Non-Disabled Person’s Perspective
My hopes are that the following is both a call out and a call in. I am a non-disabled, white, college-educated, young adult and I’ve had a difficult time vouching for myself in many...
February 20, 2020
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 Deanna Zandt
Get ready for Critical Social Justice: Ignite with our What You Need to Know series. Written by Women’s Center student staff member Shrijana Khanal. Critical Social Justice has always served as...
October 19, 2018
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