WRC hosts events in honor of National Sexual Awareness Month

BLOOMSBURG— Bloomsburg University’s Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is hosting a series of events in April in honor of National Sexual Awareness Month.

  • “The Clothesline Project,” Tuesday, April 3, 11 a.m.to 6 p.m. in the Kehr Union Ballroom. This event serves as a tribute to individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence. (What I Wore Project included)
  • “Consent is Sexy” workshop, Wednesday, April 4, 5 p.m. in the Kehr Union Building’s Multipurpose Room B. Promotes awareness and practice of respect, consent and open discussion; responsible, safer sex; sexual health and emotional well-being; and gender equality and equality of rights in relationships.
  • Feel Good Friday, April 6, noon to 4 p.m. at the WRC in Schuylkill Residence Hall. Feel Good Friday featuring mini-Reiki sessions, relaxing music and light refreshments.
  • “Women’s Resource Center Interview Week,” April 9 to 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the WRC. Individuals who are passionate, empathetic, motivated, creative, and ready to engage in outreach, advocacy, programming, and support in the areas of Sexual Misconduct and Title IX and are interested in an internship or student employment for Fall 2018 should contact Albra Wheeler, coordinator of the WRC, to schedule an interview at: awheeler@bloomu.edu.
  • “The Continuum of Harm” workshop, Monday, April 16, 5 p.m. in Kehr Union Building’s Multipurpose Room A. Focuses on looking at primary prevention and understanding the systematic nature of women’s oppression.
  • “Take Back the Night,” Thursday, April 19, 7 p.m. at the Student Service Center patio. An international event and non-profit organization with the mission of ending sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. This will be followed by a march to the Kehr Union Building where they will have a Survivor Speakout. (What I Wore Project included)
  • “Huskies Strike Out Sexual Assault Baseball Game,” Saturday, April 21, 1 p.m. at Lithwhiler Field.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,600 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.