- Attend the Save Our State Rally on January 26th at 1:30pm in Red Square
- Sign up for Huskies on the Hill 2012 Lobby Day – Friday, February 3 from 9AM to 5PM. Join hundreds of UW students who will travel to Olympia to talk to legislators about the importance of higher education. Transportation will be provided.
Join the ASUW Office of Governmental Relations and ASUW Women’s Action Commission for a political action training! Featuring a panel of local women leaders, the event will emphasize the importance of becoming involved in the political arena and how to do so.
Featured panelists include:
Ana Mari Cauce, University of Washington Provost
Linda Mitchell, President of the National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington
Noel Frame, Washington State Director of the Progressive Majority
The event will be held January 30th at 5pm in Savery 156.
Come join the UW Women’s Center, NEW Leadership Puget Sound, the ASUW Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Activists, and the ASUW Women’s Action Commission for an on-campus screening of “Miss Representation!”
The screening will be followed by a discussion/reception; more details TBA.
To see the movie trailer, visit here (official) or here (extended) and for more information about the film, visithere.
The event will be February 8th at 6pm in ARC147.
6. The 11th Annual ASUW “Vagina Monologues”
The ASUW Women’s Action Commission is proud to announce the 11th Annual ASUW “Vagina Monologues” production! The award-winning play is based on V-Day Founder/playwright Eve Ensler’s interviews with more than 200 women. The production is a part of “V-Day,” a global campaign to end violence against women. This year’s performance is proud to elaborate on previous years with the addition of several original monologues written by University of Washington students! All performers and staff are UW undergraduate and graduate students.
The event will be held February 16th, 17th, and 18th at 7pm in Kane 130.
7. Broken Bodies, PBP: Police Brutality Profiling
Friday, February 10th, 5PM-7PM
University of Washington, OUGL (Odegaard Undergraduate Library), Room 220
This workshop will talk about POOR Magazine and its connection to the issue of police brutality in the disability community featuring Leroy Moore. Police brutality in the disabled community will be discussed as well as how Hip-Hop artists use their talents in cases of police brutality. Leroy will also discuss the origins of Krip Hop Nation and talk about current projects and activism opportunities.
8. Under 1 Nation: Zulu & Krip-Hop
Saturday, February 11th, 5PM-9PM
University of Washington, Kane Hall, Walker-Ames Room
This a multimedia presentation featuring Hip-Hop performances by artists with disabilities including Leroy Moore and King Khazm. Using Hip-Hop as a cultural platform, organizing hip-hop and disability will be discussed as well as the justice system’s relationship to the Black and disability community. This presentation will feature music, audio, and film presentations as well as a panel discussion.
Acts from RoyceTheChoice, GMK, JusMoni and Sean Carson