Femtastic Fridays: Winter Quarter Week 1

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Welcome back to campus all! We hope you had a relaxing break filled with self-care.

What’s new at the WCC:

Feminist Narratives Podcast! 

The Feminist Narratives podcast seeks to amplify, share, learn, and educate listeners about stories of feminist resistance and innovation through the podcast medium. It launches ~next Friday!~

Feminist Discussion Nights

Sundays at 9-10:30pm

Women’s Community Center

Come by for some stimulating discussion, tea, and snacks!

Coordination for Bay Area Women’s Marches

Stanford students are going to be coordinating rides up to various marches for the weekend. Check out the public Facebook link here.

Marches are being held across the country to unify and empower everyone who stands for human rights, civil liberties, and social justice for all. Stand together in solidarity for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.

Oakland – Meet at Oakland’s Madison Park (9th and Madison) at 10:00 am, with the march culminating at a12:30 pm rally at Oscar Grant/Frank Ogawa Plaza (14th and Broadway, downtown) with speakers, art and music. More info

San Francisco – Rally with speakers, arts and music from 3:00 – 5:00 pm at Civic Center Plaza. Then join a 5:00 pm candlelight march down Market St. to Justin Herman Plaza. More info

San Jose – Meet at San Jose City Hall at 10:00 am, with an 11:00 am march to Cesar Chavez Plaza where there will be a rally with speakers and music. More info

WCC Event Recap:

To Be Resilient

Today, we were thrilled to have Adina Glickman of the Stanford Resilience Project join us for a workshop on resiliency in academic and personal life. 

Some key takeaways were that resilience comes in stages, and that it’s important to be gentle with yourself. 

Feminist News:

Senate votes overnight to remove contraception coverage, potentially affecting millions of women. Check it out here.

Check out these ten female directors to watch in 2017!

Wishing you a wonderful week 2 ahead!

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