Events

Spring 2015

Women's History Month

March 25, 12:30 - 2 p.m., Student Union 307OUT IN AMERICA; film screening and panel discussion
This PBS documentary, produced in 2011, is "an uplifting collection of unique, transformative stories and inspiring personal narratives told through the lens of the country's most prominent LGBT figures and pioneers, as well as many average, yet extraordinary, citizens from Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender communities." The screening will be followed by a panel discussion of RIC faculty and students: Panelists Wendy Becker, Ronald Lewis, Brianna Ruggiero


March 25, 2 p.m. Student Union 307, Presentation and Discussion “Low Income Mothers and Housing: Discrimination and Empowerment,” with Tanja Kubas-Meyer, M.S., M.A. TKM Social Policy & Evaluation Consulting.


March 26, 4 – 5:30 pm, Alger Hall 110, Sex Trafficking of Children – discussion with Carol Smolenski, Executive Director of End Child Prostitution Child Pornography & Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes. Smoleski will speak to the problem of child sexual abuse and trafficking both in the US and globally and also point to strategies to eliminate this abuse, including EPCAT’s Safe Harbor program.

This event co-sponsored by the International Nongovernmental Organizations Studies Program and the Gender and Women's Studies Program.

Thank you to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the College Lectures Fund for their generous support.


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