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Fall 2021 Dish It Up | Unapologetic: "Ancestors in the Making: Finding Balance & Restoration in Community Trauma Work"

Event Type
Women's Resources Center
Women's Resources Center, 616 E Green Street, Suite 202 Champaign, IL 61820 
Oct 25, 2021   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Karla Aguilar Marquez
Kasey Umland
Originating Calendar
Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2021

Fall 2021 Dish It Up | Unapologetic: "Ancestors in the Making: Finding Balance & Restoration in Community Trauma Work"  
Monday, October 25, 12 noon
Women's Resources Center, 616 E Green Street, Suite 202 Champaign, IL 61820 
OR register to join via Zoom


About the Speaker: Karla Aguilar Marquez’s (she/ella) commitment to eliminating sexual and relationship violence has led her to develop and implement various primary prevention strategies and survivor support efforts across several institutions, organizations and communities. Her advocacy and leadership are grounded in intersectionality and trauma-informed frameworks, ancestral knowledge and community wisdom. Authenticity, identity and community are critical parts of her activism, indigeneity, resilience and joy. She is an incoming first-gen Ph.D. student in the Higher Education & Organizational Change (HEOC) program at the UCLA School of Education & Information Studies and a Graduate Student Researcher at the UCLA Campus Assault Resource & Education (CARE) Office. Karla is a UC Riverside alum having graduated in Anthropology/Ethnic Studies and has a Masters in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern California concentrating in Community Organization, Planning and Administration (COPA).

This lecture is part of the Fall 2021 DISH IT UP series, "Unapologetic". Featuring a lineup of fiercely unapologetic women,the Women's Resources Center invites you to hear from individuals making change across career fields and communities. As the world continues to fight multitudes of oppression, our speakers will shine light on what authenticity, confidence, and truth can look like from a variety of experiences.    Funded by the Student Cultural Programming Fee.  FREE LUNCH will be available at this talk.



This program is a part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, sponsored by the University of Illinois Women's Resources Center.  Throughout the month of October, join us in celebrating various aspects of healthy relationships while developing strategies for more inclusive forms of violence prevention and survivor support.

Paid for by the Student Cultural Programming Fee and coordinated with support from the following units and organizations at Illinois: Asian American Cultural Center, Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center, Diversity and Social Justice Education, Illini Union, La Casa Cultural Latina, LGBT Resource Center, OIIR-International Education, Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program, and the Women's Law Society.



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