Supporting survivors past April

This past April was our most powerful yet. In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Women's Center coordinated the annual Take Back the Night event, which 265 UMBC community members attended (click here for a photo round-up). The Clothesline Project reached another 183 people, and 10 new shirts were created by survivors of interpersonal violence.… Continue reading Supporting survivors past April

A Time to Resist + A Time to Take Care

A reflection written by Women's Center Special Projects Coordinator, Amelia Meman So here we are. Another day in this brave new world. Are you exhausted yet? Emotionally, physically, psychologically? If you’re not--congratulations! That’s really good and you are a sweet glowing angel. If you are, though, you’re not alone and you are also a sweet… Continue reading A Time to Resist + A Time to Take Care

UMBC’s Take Back the Night 2016 Roundup

UMBC's Take Back The Night took place this past Thursday, April 14th. It was a very powerful evening, featuring a survivor speak-out, a march against sexual violence, and recuperating  with craftivism and community resources! Couldn't make it? Check out this recap from the evening! The night began with an introduction by the emmcees and march… Continue reading UMBC’s Take Back the Night 2016 Roundup

UMBC’s Take Back The Night 2015- A Visual Recap

What an awesome night! Just a reminder for those who might not have been able to attend, there are many resources available to you, both on and off campus. Here are some links:  Voices Against Violence UMBC Counseling Center UMBC's Relationship Violence Response and Prevention Program (RVAP) UMBC's Title IX Coordinator and Info Women's Center… Continue reading UMBC’s Take Back The Night 2015- A Visual Recap