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Celebrating WLRC and CAN’s 30th Anniversary

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2021 marked the 30th anniversary of UIC’s Women’s Leadership and Resource Center and Campus Advocacy Network. Throughout the year, we hosted events that expand on the anniversary theme, “Centering Care and Community: 30 Years of Resistance at UIC.”

In the fall, our 30th anniversary programming focused on the Campus Advocacy Network‘s efforts to end gender-based violence and support survivors at UIC. We explored institutional betrayal and institutional courage through a series of powerful events:

Our Spring 2021 events focused on the multiple vital roles women’s and gender equity centers play on U.S. college campuses, through the lenses of the dedicated leaders of centers throughout Illinois and graduate students who have worked with the WLRC to advocate for gender equity and support survivors of gender-based violence.