Leadership Alliances Promote Feminism and Debunk Stereotypes on Campus
Last Thursday, the UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO Leadership Alliance organized a panel discussion with a diverse set of speakers who discussed their perspectives on feminism. The event was co-sponsored by several organizations, including the Samahan Filipino Student Organization, Women and Youth Supporting Each Other (WYSE), Delta Gamma, Queers and Associates (Q&A), and the SSA Feminist Student Association. The UC SAN DIEGO Leadership Alliance will host a Feminist Campus EXPO to establish a permanent feminist agenda on campus and to dispel stereotypes about feminism. The Expo will feature information sessions, an organizational fair with over a dozen local reproductive rights and feminist organizations, and a “Faces of Feminism” wall of photos featuring celebrities, faculty, staff and students who identify as feminists.
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