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The Women’s Leadership and Resource Center (WLRC) is a Center for Cultural Understanding and Social Change (CCUSC) and serves faculty, staff, and students across all of UIC’s campuses (East, West, Law, UI Health).

Our mission: Heading link

  • Increase awareness of and affirm the diverse needs of woman-identified persons in higher education.

  • Provide opportunities to learn about the histories of and contemporary issues in feminist movements, activism, and scholarship, especially as they relate to white supremacy, ableism, heterosexism, transphobia, wealth inequality, et al.

  • Promote gender equity, anti-violence, inclusion, and social justice on campus and in the larger society and world.

The center’s Campus Advocacy Network (CAN) program provides

  • Advocacy confidential crisis support and advocacy for survivors of any gender/sexual/racial identity or university status who have experienced gender-based violence

  • Education educational programs, training, campaigns, activism, internships, and community-building

News & Events Heading link

Mar 29 2023

Artist-Activists Reimagining Reproductive and Gender Justice

Wednesday, 12:00 pm–2:00 pm
1700 SSB & Zoom
Mar 30 2023

Student x Parent: Policy & Action

Thursday, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm
1700 SSB
Mar 30 2023

Engaging Pacific Island Feminism and Indigenous Feminism

Thursday, 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Mar 31 2023

Write @ WLRC

Friday, 10:00 am–2:00 pm
1700 SSB & Zoom