WRC News and Events
WRC Events Calendar
Please see event descriptions below!
- We are open our regular hours (Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.),
- Our main entrance will be closed. There will be signs directing folks to the door on the South side of Montgomery. This entrance is not ADA accessible.
- Our ADA access will not be interrupted during construction. Our ADA entrance is through the main Montgomery lobby. Please call the WRC at 503-725-5672 for any accessibility questions/concerns.
- We will not be accepting lounge use request for the month of July.
- If you have a standing meeting scheduled in the lounge during July, please be aware that there could be construction happening in the space.
- Call us with any questions/concerns: 503-725-5640
Join the PSU's Women's Resource Center and our partners at the Center for Women, Politics & Policy AAUW, and The WAGE Project for an interactive workshop designed to give college women the confidence and skills they need to earn fair compensation. To register email Kari Anne at email@example.com
- Receive benchmarks for salary and benefits
- Develop salary negotiation skills through hands-on exercises
- Learn how to develop a personal budget to determine salary needs
Friday, May 24th
10:00-1:00pm, WRC Lounge
Love Your Body Action Team Zine release/ open mic night
Please join the Love Your Body Action Team in celebrating the completion of our zine and the practice of self love!
People of all genders, abilities, and experiences are welcome!
https://www.facebook.com/events/373581526091699/. Light refreshments will be served.
We hope to see you there!
Thursday, May 30th
5:00pm, WRC Lounge
Cost: $3-5 suggested donation
No on turned away for lack of funds
Zines will be on sale for a price TBD
Women Veterans Outreach Action Team
Work to create ties with Veterans' Student Services and recruit members. Determine goals to address during the year with the WRC Director and hold events as well as create programming materials that outreach to women veterans. Will have weekly/bi-weekly meetings with members.
Friday, May 2nd and 17th
9:00-10:00am, WRC Lounge
Contact: Cindy Lowry
Women of Color Action Team
Work to provide a safe space for women of color and their allies to focus solely on developing events that address the unique issues of women of color. It is an opportunity to network and build an empowered community of women of color at Portland State University.
Friday, May 2nd and 17th
12:30-1:30PM, WRC Lounge
Contact: Danielle Huxley
Reproductive Justice Action Team
Work to support the rights of people to make their own decisions about their own reproductive and sexual health, and to have access to knowledge and resources to help make those decisions. Develop goals and hold events on campus and produce materials which engage students in relevant issues of reproductive justice. Meets weekly
Meets every friday
1:00-1:30PM, WRC Lounge
Contact: Shilpa Esther and Sofia Ellis-Curry
Bring your knitting, crochet, sewing and gripes. Share skills, ideas and thoughts. Everyone is welcome. Yarn and needles are also available for beginners or those in need. All crafts are welcome and are not restricted to yarn or string. Sponsored by the Women's Resource Center. For more information call (503) 725-5672.
Meets every Wednesday
Noon-1:00pm, WRC Lounge
Men in the Movement Action Team
MitM is dedicated to engaging men in feminism. We accomplish this by building community, raising awareness, and encouraging men to be part of the solution in ending men’s violence against all women. Visit our facebook page at www.facebook.com/MenInTheMovement.
Contact: C.J. Smith
Love Your Body Action Team
Work to address issues of body image and eating disorder awareness on campus. Create programming materials which outreach to students as well as hold events and weekly meetings.
Contact: Hannah Hibbs
Eco-Femmes Action Team
Survey current practices and suggest sustainable improvements. Create ties between the Office of Sustainability and the WRC while working with the WRC Director. Identify and share connections with social sustainability, environmental sustainability, and women. Create programming materials as well as hold weekly/bi-weekly meetings with members.
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Want more News and Events?
The WRC Newsletter is a great way to find out what's going on at the PSU Women's Resource Center. You'll also hear about events, classes, jobs, scholarships, internships and more happening in the PSU/Portland community. To join the listserv, please fill out the form located here. Also, be sure to check out The She Sheet, the WRC's feminist blog and internet magazine portal.
Interested in hosting your event at the WRC or co-sponsoring an event with the WRC?
To hold your event or publicized get together at the WRC a SPACE USE REQUEST FORM must be filled out and returned to the WRC a minimum of thirty days prior to the event. If your group, department, or organization is interested in co-sponsoring an event with the Women's Resource Center please fill out our Co-Sponsorship Request Form. For more information contact our Events Coordinator, Kari Anne McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-725-2792.