Women's Resource Center


Fall 2015 Events

Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Wednesday, October 14, 10 am-3 pm at the University Center Stage. Stop by for information on domestic violence, community resources, and upcoming events for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Take Back the Night. Thursday, October 15 at 6 pm in Kochoff Hall B, University Center. Take Back the Night is for survivors, supporters of survivors, and all those who seek to put an end to sexual assault and domestic violence. We will have a rally, march on campus, and provide a safe environment for participants to share their story. Speakers are from the following organizations: First Step, WC SAFE, Enough Said, and SAFE. Sponsored by: Women in Learning and Leadership, Women’s Resource Center, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inkster Alumnae Chapter, and SOAC.

Dating & Domestic Violence Awareness: Panel and Discussion. Tuesday, October 20 at 6 pm in Kochoff Hall A, University Center. For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we have invited representatives from the university and community to discuss the important issues of dating and domestic violence. Sponsored by: Verizon Hopeline, Career Services, Women’s Resource Center, and Women in Learning and Leadership

Please register here:  http://goo.gl/forms/w3MCClj3zC

For the Verizon HopeLine project, donation boxes for used phones and accessories have been set up at various UM-Dearborn locations (Mardigian Library Circulation Desk; University Center, outside of both the WRC and Career Services offices) and will be at all the domestic violence awareness events in October.

Love Your Body Day. Thursday, October 22, 10 am-3 pm at the University Center Stage.  Join the Women’s Resource Center for Love Your Body Day. We will have activities and information on positive body image.

The College of Education, Health and Human Services, in partnership with the Women's Resource Center, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Inkster Alumnae Chapter, and St. John Providence Health System, will host the St. John Providence Mobile Mammography Unit on campus on Tuesday, October 27 in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The mobile unit will be in the FCS Parking Lot from 1-4 pm. Space is limited.  Contact Jonathan Larson to schedule your appointment at (313) 593-5092 or jonalars@umich.edu. Registration deadline is October 9.  The Mobile Mammography Unit is for women age 40 and over.  If a woman is under 40, she must bring a prescription for a mammogram from her physician

Are you looking for money to pay for school?  Please join the WRC as we host the Scholarship Workshop.  Come and learn about different scholarships, financial aid, personal statements, and much more. Workshop will be Thursday, November 5 from 5:30-7:30 pm in Kochoff Hall A, University Center.

Elect Her-Campus Women Win! is Friday, November 20 from 11:30 am-4:30 pm in QUAD E of Fairlane Center North.  Are you interested in taking on a leadership role in your student organization or in the community? Thinking about running for Student Government? Considering the possibility of running for city, state, or national political office sometime in the future?  Then ELECT HER – CAMPUS WOMEN WIN! is for you. You will hear from elected officials and campus leaders.  Lunch is provided.  Registration is Mandatory-contact Lee Savage in the Women's Resource Center at alsavage@umich.edu.  Registration deadline is November 13.