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“I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” -Mahatma Gandhi

Strategic Plan Priority 4. Further Outreach and Engagement

We will expand our community outreach, promote higher education, and continue to engage in partnerships in order to improve our communities and enrich their quality of life.

Spring 2015 Events

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one billion rising lubbock February 13 | One Billion Rising
TTU Memorial Circle (2500 Broadway)
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE

ONE BILLION RISING began as a call to action based on the staggering statistic that 1 in 3 women on the planet will be beaten or raped during her lifetime. With the world population at 7 billion, this adds up to more than ONE BILLION WOMEN AND GIRLS.

Email: ttu.fmla@yahoo.com


The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues is used as the centerpiece of V-Day: A Global Activist Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls. It is based on real women’s stories so it allows women who hear the stories to know that they are not alone in their own experience. Read more...

the love below

In celebration of Black History Month and of strong black women everywhere, students at Texas Tech are proud to present The Love Below.

The Love Below - (PDF)

An evening of live spoken word and musical performance where women express themselves erotically and honestly through song, poetry and monologues.

Feb 13 | Human Science Bldg. RM 169
$5 donation
7:00 p.m.

 

rape culture
  • Title IX Outreach Series

    Hosted by the Gender Equity Council

    Feb 16 | Frontline Responses: How to Handle Sexual Assault Disclosures From Students

    March 11 | Sexual Assault Prevention & Intervention on College Campuses: Crash Course For Faculty & Staff

take back the night

Take Back the Night Rally & March
The first Take Back the Night event in the United States for which we have received documentation took place in Philadelphia in October of 1975.

Email: ttu.fmla@yahoo.com

VMEN Event

V-MEN: Steppin' Up
Hosted by Lubbock V-Men

V-Men started in 2009 with a workshop that focused on including men in the dialogue of violence against women. This V-Men workshop allowed men to tell their stories, just like women have done through The Vagina Monologues. Not only did this allow men to establish a context to come together on the issues of domestic and sexual violence, but it also allowed participants to be ground-floor collaborators on a new performance piece to be performed for the first time this coming February.  For more information contact by email Eddie Falcon

Fall 2014 Events

peace paper project

peace paper project

Peace Paper Project www.peacepaperproject.org

Peace Paper Project

Date: November 17-20
Location: TTU Museum
Helen DeVitt Jones Sculpture Court

Supported by:
TTU Military Veterans Program
TTU Women's Studies Program
TTU Museum
TTU School of Art



November 17-20
Daily Schedule

Intros & Rag Cutting - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Veterans Paper: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

* Panty Pulping: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

rainbow roundtable

Rainbow Roundtable

Hosted by Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center and the Women's Studies Program

October 27
TLPDC RM 153
Noon - 1:00pm

AAUW

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN

Are you a college student who is passionate about women’s issues? Want to make change on your campus while gaining invaluable leadership experience? Look no further than AAUW (American Association of University Women) student organizations.
  • September 26 - PDF Flyer
    "Leadership Development: Designing Action Plans for Your Community"
    TLPDC RM 152
    University Library

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FEMINIST MAJORITY LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE

TTU Student Organization members are planning, meeting and orgainizing. Join them on Facebook to find out more and to join. Read more...

Email: ttu.fmla@yahoo.com

  • Officer/Member Meeting

    September
    October
    November

hands hope

HANDS OF HOPE COLLECTION DRIVE

October 1 - December 1

The Women's Studies Program (drop off in DOAK Hall RM 125).

Collection of items help benefit those that reside at Women's Protective Services.

Wish list:
See "Hands of Hope" page

* Gently used items such as coats, gloves, and hats are welcome.

Past Events
rape culture

Rape Culture at Texas Tech

In 2014 students, faculty and staff at Texas Tech formed an informal discussion of how we all can take part in combating harassment, sexual assault and rape.

 

slutwalk lubbock

ANNUAL SLUTWALK LUBBOCK

The first event in Lubbock was organized in 2011 as a hat tip to the flagship SlutWalk International, which launched in Toronto after a police officer from that city made international headlines when he said "women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized. Read more...

 

vday

V-Day Lubbock Coalition
V-Day Lubbock Coalition (TTU Student Organization) announces its 6th annual production of “The Vagina Monologues” for 2013!

miss representation

Miss Representation - Film Screening

Hosted by Texas Tech Zeta's - Lovely Lambda Omicron Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

The documentary Miss Representation, by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, and aired on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The film explores how the media’s misrepresentations of women have led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence. Read more...


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West-Texas Association for Women in Science (WT-AWIS)

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GLBTQ & Allies Awareness Month (October)
After the successful events organized by Texas Tech University, Student Diversity Relations a GLBTQ & Allies Awareness Steering Committee was formed to continue planning and scheduling events. As a coalition of the Lubbock community and Texas Tech University community, coordinated events are intended to encourage honesty and openness about being gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally. Calendar of events click here

GLBTQ & Ally classroom speakers are available from three different resources. Read more....

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Hosted by TEDxLubbock

league of women voters
League of Women Voters of Lubbock County celebrates the 90th Anniversaries of the League of Women Voters and Women's Right to Vote (19th Amendment). Contact the League Office for more information: 744-0023 or email at lwvlubbock@att.net

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aauw

AAUW (American Association of University Women) Lubbock Chapter

To learn more about AAUW visit their web site at www.aauw.org