The Center for Gender Equity provides a number of groups and workshop series to support PLU students around issues of gender equity, gender-based violence, and solidarity work.

The Workshop Series for 2020-2021 includes:

Circles of Healing (Fall and Spring): Circles of Healing is an 8-week support group that provides education, support, and healing for students who have experienced sexual assault or abuse. Groups are facilitated by Dawn Cuthbertson, MSW, LSWAIC who has expertise in sexual trauma and healing. Circles of Healing will remind you that you are not alone and will teach you tools to empower yourself throughout your healing process.

If you are interested, contact Dawn Cuthbertson at 253-538-6304 or

Inside Out: Inside Out, is a 8 week,  queer, healthy relationships workshop series. Inside Out offers practical skills and creative strategies to support equitable relationships.  The Inside Out Coordinator supports healthy relationships and personal empowerment through this dynamic series.

For more information, please contact Dawn Cuthbertson at 253-538-6304 or

Sista Circle:

Sista Circle strives to be a safe space for womxn, nonbinary, femme, and trans people of color by providing opportunities to discuss self-love, colorism, growth, and the challenges and joys of being us. #Community #Healing #Connection

If you are interested, contact Nicole Jordan at 253-538-6303 or