Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP)

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YMCA Friday Forum: Environmental Justice and Community Recovery

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
University YMCA Co-sponsored by WGGP and others
Location
Latzer Hall of the University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright Street, Champaign
Date
Nov 15, 2019   12:00 pm  
Speaker
Cheryl Johnson, People for Community Recovery
Cost
Free and open to the public
Contact
Anita Kaiser
E-Mail
arkaiser@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-6221
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Womxn Rise Up – Fall 2019

As issues like sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, and the growing debate over reproductive justice receive increased attention in the news, the stories of womxn working tirelessly to address them are often lost.

This fall, the University YMCA’s Friday Forum explores how inspiring women leaders are addressing not just issues that disproportionately affect womxn but also a myriad of the most pressing social and environmental issues in our communities. Join us as we celebrate the creativity, passion and impact of womxn working for progressive change.

The fall series will take place on Fridays from September 13 through November 15.  Lectures will feature individuals, programs, and initiatives who will address topics ranging from affordable housing to sexual violence. November 15 – Environmental Justice and Community Recovery featuring Cheryl Johnson, People for Community Recovery

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