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YWLP Big Sister Maya Link

A mentor guided me in my times of need and helped me figure out the best path for myself.

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Deborah McDowell, 2018 Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Award Winner

Deborah McDowell Named 2018 Elizabeth Zintl Leadership Awardee

"McDowell has been “an important connector between UVA and the Charlottesville community” and “has dedicated considerable attention to developing the talent among the Woodson Institute’s fellows.”

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Women's Center Announcement

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Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lectureship: Jensen Montambault

October 23, 2018

Beyond Bias: Forging Change Across Boundaries

Hear from our 2018 Beverly Cobble Rodriguez Lecturer, Jensen Montambault! Jensen is the Director of the Science for Nature and People Partnership. (SNAPP)


Red Flag Campaign + Clothesline Project

October 24, 2018

Write a message to survivors of intimate partner violence and view the Clothesline Project Display on the Lawn. Pick up some helpful information and a free cup of nitro coffee or hot chocolate while you’re there!


Free Legal Clinic

October 24, 2018

Our Free Legal Clinic offers professional, pro-bono legal advice to Charlottesville community members every month, regarding such topics as landlord disputes and family law. The clinic is offered every second and fourth Wednesday of each month. To register, please fill out this intake form before scheduling your appointment.