Women’s Center “This or That” Fall 2021 Scouts: Let the Challenge Begin!

“How can I join the Women’s Center?” Well . . . Do you hang out in our lounge? Do you come to our events? Do you read our blog or chat with our staff?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, then congratulations! You are a part of the Women’s Center. But we… Continue reading Women’s Center “This or That” Fall 2021 Scouts: Let the Challenge Begin!

Take Back the Night 2019 Round-Up

On April 18th 2019, the Women’s Center hosted the seventh annual Take Back the Night at UMBC. The night began with an introduction by the emcees Autumn, Calista and Women’s Center staff members, Samiksha and Morgan. Photo credit: Samiksha Manjani After the introduction was the survivor speak-out. The speak-out is the heart and soul of… Continue reading Take Back the Night 2019 Round-Up

Honoring stories/Consuming tragedy: Covering Take Back The Night as a photographer

Amelia Meman, '15, is the program coordinator in the Women's Center. She has worked in the Women's Center as an intern, a student staff member, a volunteer, a part-time coordinator, and now as a full-time staff member. Throughout this tenure, Amelia has attended every Take Back the Night (and is looking forward to attending many… Continue reading Honoring stories/Consuming tragedy: Covering Take Back The Night as a photographer

What You Need to Know About Take Back The Night & Craftivism

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center is hosting its seventh consecutive Take Back The Night (TBTN) on Thursday, April 13th. Over the years, we’ve had a lot of questions about what Take Back the Night exactly is, why it looks the way it does, and how students can get involved. To help get… Continue reading What You Need to Know About Take Back The Night & Craftivism

What You Need To Need Know: Take Back The Night & the Survivor Speak-Out 2019

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center is hosting its 7th consecutive Take Back the Night on Thursday, April 18th. Over the years, we’ve had a lot of questions about what Take Back the Night exactly is, why it looks the way it does, and how students can get involved. To help get those… Continue reading What You Need To Need Know: Take Back The Night & the Survivor Speak-Out 2019

What You Need To Need Know: Take Back The Night & Why We March

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center is hosting its 6th consecutive Take Back the Night on Thursday, April 18th. Over the years, we’ve had a lot of questions about what Take Back the Night exactly is, why it looks the way it does, and how students can get involved. To help get those… Continue reading What You Need To Need Know: Take Back The Night & Why We March

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 now. Well, don't be because we're rolling out the Women's Center Scouts Spring Challenge! BINGO!!!! We still have the Women's Center Scouts, but this semester… Continue reading B-I-N-G-O spells SCOUT…with the Women’s Center

September Knowledge Exchange Roundup: A Voter Resource Guide

Last week, we had our first Knowledge Exchange of the Fall 2018 semester. With the midterm elections coming up in November, our overarching theme for these Knowledge Exchanges is political and civic engagement. The topic for this Knowledge Exchange was knowing your voting rights, and over the course of the event, we talked about the… Continue reading September Knowledge Exchange Roundup: A Voter Resource Guide

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 Center?” Our response is “Easy! Come and hang out in our lounge! Come to events. You don’t have to join.” To which we get an “Oh. Okay.”… Continue reading Announcing the Women’s Center Scouts!

What You Need To Need Know: Take Back The Night & Why We March

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center is hosting its 5th consecutive Take Back The Night (TBTN) on Thursday, April 13th. Over the years, we’ve had a lot of questions about what Take Back the Night exactly is, why it looks the way it does, and how students can get involved. To […]