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Spring Programs and Events

Women’s History Month – March is Women’s History Month! Email the Center for Gender Equity at cge@plu.edu 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!

International Women’s Day – 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!

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM): 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 Sexual Assault Peer Education Team (SAPET) at sapet@plu.edu to find out how you can participate in or even plan an event!

Take Back the Night – Take Back the Night is an event that aims to shed light on gender-based violence. Join us for a march and rally in Red Square near the end of April where people share their experiences and speak out against violence!

Stand in Solidarity – Stand in Solidarity is a way for allies to pledge their support for victims of violence. This event typically occurs on the same day of Take Back the Night and leads up to the march. Contact Men As Partner’s Promoting Equality at mappe@plu.edu to learn how you can be involved!



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Take Back the Night, 2015
Take Back the Night

Elect Her – Held in March, Elect Her is a unique workshop that encourages collegiate women to participate in student government and teaches them the skills to succeed in leadership positions.

Celebration of Inspirational Women – Every year as part of PLU’s Celebration of Women’s History Month, the Center for Gender Equity sponsors an annual celebration of inspirational women from across the PLU community. A new theme is featured every year. Thanks for celebrating with us!

Tunnel of Oppression – In partnership with the Diversity Center, Center for Community Engagement and Service, and the Division of Marketing and Communications, we help to sponsor the Tunnel of Oppression, an interactive experience that aims to raise awareness of issues of privilege and oppression by presenting scenes grounded in real-world, lived experiences and to provide space for dialogue and reflection on social justice issues.