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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
Navigating the Women’s Restroom: An Open Letter
This post is written by Kay, a student staff at the Women’s Center. Kay is a senior Psychology major. This letter is addressed to a long slew of people. Who, you might ask? Well, that’s a loaded...
April 8, 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
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
After Pittsburgh: Hate Crimes, Gun Violence, and Toxic Masculinity
Truth be told, I’ve been avoiding writing about the tragedy in Pittsburgh. I didn’t want to read any of the numerous articles that were shared, I didn’t want to engage with the flood of posts on...
December 7, 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
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
What You Need to Know About The Monument Quilt
This post was originally created by Sydney Phillips last fall for Critical Social Justice: Rise and was posted to the Critical Social Justice blog. The Monument Quilt display was sadly rained out...
April 13, 2018
I Claim Me
Harley Khaang is a UMBC returning women student and an intern at the Women’s Center. She is currently a junior and an INDS student, focusing on earning her degree in Communications Strategy. ...
March 21, 2018
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