Programs and Events

The Center for Gender Equity sponsors a variety of programs and events throughout the year. Check out the upcoming events and preview annual events!

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Annual Events

The Involvement Fair is held every year following Convocation. Stop by the Center for Gender Equity’s table to learn how you can be involved in the upcoming school year!

October is LGBTQ History Month! The Center for Gender Equity and the Diversity Center sponsor a variety of events during October to celebrate and embrace sexual diversity. Contact the Center for Gender Equity or the Diversity Center to find out how you can be involved!

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Contact the Active Bystander Intern at to find out how you can participate!

This retreat provides a space for queer-identified or questioning students to explore their identities and relationship to the PLU community. Click HERE to register.

In collaboration with students and community, we host a gathering to honor transgender lives lost. Contact this year’s Alger Scholar for more information at

March is Women’s History Month! Email the Center at to find out how you can become involved in programs and events during March to recognize and celebrate the contributions women have made in the world!

As part of Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day is March 8th! Celebrate the women who have made contributions in the world and a difference in your life! Contact to learn more and get involved.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The CGE team has collaborated with many campus offices to provide diverse events designed to raise awareness and increase prevention.  Contact the Peer Advocacy and Community Education at to find out how you can participate in or even plan an event!

Take Back the Night is an event that aims to shed light on gender-based violence and take back the space that fear of such violence occupies. Join us for a march and rally in Red Square near the end of April where people share their experiences and speak out against sexual violence! Contact to learn more and get involved.

Stand in Solidarity is a way for allies and accomplices to pledge their support for victims of gender-based violence. This event typically occurs on the same day of Take Back the Night and leads up to the march. Contact if you’d like more information or to get involved!

Upcoming Events