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2011-2012

UWOC Film Screening

Friday, October 8, 2011, 12:00-2:00PM

In collaboration with the Women’s Center we hosted a successful film screening and discussion of the film, The Way Home, a documentary featuring the testimonials of sixty-eight women women from diverse cultures around the world. The documentary focused on racism, sexual discrimination and gender violence. This event , facilitated by UWOC council members was attended primarily by undergraduate students.

 

2010-2011

University Women of Color 10th Anniversary Celebration

May 5, 2011, 3:00-5: University Research and Outreach/Engagement Progrom (UROC) in North Minneapolis. At this community gathering, Dr. Josie Johnson delivered a keynote address that emphasized the continuing need for UWOC’s presence at the University of Minnesota. She also encouraged UWOC to renew our vision and commitment to advocating for and behalf of women of color on campus. We also had a moving performance by ShaCage from the Minnesota Spoken Word Association, and two emerging spoken work artists from Voices Merging.

UWOC Happy Hour

Thursday January 20, 2011, 4:30-6:300PM, Campus Club

This event was yet another opportunity for women to meet each other in a relaxed setting, and network with other women of color from the campus community. We had good attendance which included staff and graduate students, and are looking forward to hosting more “happy hour” events in the coming year

UWOC Fall Welcome Breakfast

October 27, 2010, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Mississippi Room, Coffman Union.

Please join us for our the kickoff to our 10th Anniversary year! This year’s program will be centered around the theme of "A New Decade of Community Inspired Leadership", and will include a panel discussion from leaders in our local communities. Please send your RSVP to uwoc@umn.edu.

UWOC Fall Welcome Breakfast

October 21, 2010, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Mississippi Room, Coffman Union.

Please join us for our the kickoff to our 10th Anniversary year! This year’s program will be centered around the theme of "A New Decade of Community Inspired Leadership", and will include a panel discussion from leaders in our local communities. Please send your RSVP to uwoc@umn.edu.

2009-2010

10th Annual Fall Breakfast

Thursday, October 21th, 2009, 9:00-11:00AM, Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union

Members of the UWOC Council selected, “A Decade of Community-Inspired Leadership” for our annual theme. We also had a dynamic panel of three Twin Cities community leaders including, Minnesota State Senator Mee Moua, Somali Activist and Minneapolis Senior Policy Aide, Nimco Ahmed, and Peggy Flanagan, Native American Activist from Wellstone.

UWOC Annual Fall Welcome Breakfast- Sharing Our Women's Stories

Thursday, October 29th, 2009, Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union, 9-11am.

2007-2008 UWOC 2007 Welcome.

2005-2006
UWOC Council 2006.
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  • University Women of Color Annual Welcome
    Featuring: “Building Bridges: One Woman's Experience as an Ambassador for Diversity” a speech by Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barceló, Vice President and Vice Provost for Equity and Diversity, University of Minnesota
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  • “Holiday Stress: When the Season Doesn't Feel So Jolly.”
    December 2005
    Guest presenter Lisa Dau, Employee Assistance Program.

  • Speaker Series, September 2005
    Guest speaker Peggy Flanagan

  • Speaker Series, March 2005
    Guest speaker Susan de Leon, immigration lawyer and activist

  • 2005 Winter Welcome
    Guest speaker Dr. Josie Johnson, Former University Regent and Associate VP for Academic Affairs

 
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