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Women of color at the University of Minnesota play a vital role in the advancement of the mission of the institution as a whole. University Women of Color sponsors events and gatherings that create a space for all women of color within the University to feel valued, supported, respected, and connected.

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UWOC 11th Annual Fall Welcome Breakfast -- Register Now!!

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Mississippi Room, Coffman Union.

Annual Theme: Women of Color Leadership In Times of Transition

Guest Speaker: Nekima Levy Pounds, Associate Professor of Law at St. Thomas University and Director of the Community Justice Project Civil Rights Legal Clinic

Registration Deadline: October 19, 2011. To RSVP, request disability accommodations, or to find out more information email

Tapestry Award 2011:

We are now accepting applications for the annual UWOC Tapestry Award, which will be presented at the Welcome. Applications materials are here and will be accepted until October 7, 2011. For more information please contact


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