Rock Valley College
Rockford, Illinois

Women's History Month

WHM 2014

Theme: Celebrating Character, Courage, and Commitment

Clothesline Project

March 3rd – 7th, all campuses, all days

Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling Agency will once again host the powerful and telling display of T-shirts created by sexually abused survivors and loved ones. Check this display out to learn more.

Self-Defense 101 (For women only)

Tuesday, March 18th, Stenstrom Center ROOM 267, 11:00am-12:00pm noon

This one time session will teach you safety techniques that are easily implemented during times of need.

Women, War and Peace Women, War & Peace

Tuesday, March 18th, WTC - Room 141/142, 6:00-8:00pm

Women, War & Peace spotlights the stories of women in conflict zones from Bosnia to Afghanistan and Colombia to Liberia, placing women at the center of an urgent dialogue about conflict and security, and reframing our understanding of modern warfare. The first of five in this miniseries will be shown in partnership with the YWCA

Sister to Sister

Friday, March 21st, , 8:30am – 3:00pm, Stenstrom Center Commons

This day long program is sponsored by the Intercultural Student Service office and focuses on inspiring young minority women to believe in themselves and know that they are strong enough to overcome any obstacle, past, present, and future,with the acknowledgment of their own self-worth. (Invitation only)

The Kind Campaign: Finding Kind Kind Campaign

Tuesday, March 25th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm , Student Center Atrium

Wednesday, March 26th, 11:00am - 12:00pm noon, Stenstrom Center Commons

The Kind Campaign is an internationally recognized movement, documentary and school program based upon the powerful belief in KINDness that brings awareness and healing to the negative and lasting effects of girl-against-girl "crime." Join us to view the documentary.

World of Wellness

Tuesday, March 25th – LOC – 1st floor of Stewart Square, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Wednesday, March 26th, Student Center Atrium, 11:00am-1:00pm

Thursday, March 27th, Stenstrom Center Commons, 11:00am-1:00pm

Celebrate wellness at this multi-campus event. Information regarding health-related community resources, vendors providing massages, manicures, and more will be on hand. Light refreshments will be provided.

"Take Back The Night"
Take Back the Night

Wednesday, April 9th, Student Center Atrium, 6:00-9:00pm

Join us for "Take Back The Night", an event dedicated to raising awareness for sexual violence in all of its forms including sexual assault, sexual abuse, dating violence and domestic violence. This powerful and empowering event will feature a Take Back the Night campus march, survivor speak outs, live music, spoken word and guest speakers. Refreshments will be provided.

TBTN Event Poster

Contact Suzanne Dooley with any questions: 815-921-4286

Events are subject to change without notice.