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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

Jan 19 2024

Write @ WLRC (Every Friday)

1/19/24, 10:00 am–4/26/24, 4:00 pm
1700 SSB
Apr 12 2024

Surviving Academic Hyperproductivity: A conversation for instructors with Mimi Khúc

Friday, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
1700 SSB & Zoom
Apr 16 2024

Survivors Making Change: Commemorating Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Tuesday, 2:30 pm–3:30 pm
1700 SSB
Apr 18 2024

Ghosts of the Past: Anti-Black Aesthetics and the Ruse of Historical Accuracy in the Sherlock Holmes Video Game Series

Thursday, 12:00 pm–1:00 pm
1700 SSB & Zoom