A short reflection by Shira Devorah, Women's Center student staff. I bought my own copy of Dirty River (even though the Women's Center has a copy you can loan now thanks to the UMBC's LGBTQ Faculty & Staff Association recent donation), and I'm really glad that I did. I got to underline the poetry and the words that… Continue reading Dirty River – A Book Review
A blog reflection written by Women’s Center student staff member Meagé Clements. This post is an expansion of her statement in the UMBC Women’s Center and Women of Color Coalition’s "I'm Not" anti-stereotype campaign for the Telling Our Stories project, which we posted about here. It’s been over a year since I first read recent UMBC alumna… Continue reading “Barely Black”
On May 27th-30th, I went to University of Maryland, College Park for the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) to present the semester long Campus Action Project (CAP) Women of Color Coalition's Telling Our Stories in a Workshop dedicated to combating women of color stereotypes. I, one of CAP team members, along with… Continue reading Telling Our Stories at NCCWSL
A portrait series from Women's Center student staff member Yoo-Jin Kang. These photos were originally presented at the showcase event for the Telling Our Stories project.
A reflection written by Women's Center student staff member Bria Hamlet I've got a gap in my front teeth, I make a mess when I eat, I'm always late, I'm hard to date, I think Eminem is my soulmate I rock an afro with piercings, I exaggerate my feelings, I watch YouTube instead of TV,… Continue reading I Am
We’re proud to announce that the Women’s Center at UMBC and Women of Color Coalition were recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The 2014–15 AAUW Campus Action Project (CAP) grants, sponsored by Pantene’s Shine Strong campaign, fund student led projects that fight stereotypes and biases.In addition to the… Continue reading Women of Color – Telling Our Stories: I’m Not/I Am