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History is not merely a set of facts. A robust slate of Women's History Month programming will meet participants' desire to consider not just the bare facts of the past but also the stories that link them, the multiple pictures that they form. Photo by Sanjay Suchak, University Communications

Join us as we celebrate women’s history and (borrowing from the 2021 Presidential Proclamation), “pay tribute to the trailblazers from the recent and distant past for daring to envision a future for which no past precedent existed, and for building a [world] of endless possibilities for all of its women and girls.” Building on our work last year to commemorate milestone anniversaries of UVA’s journey to full

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Student Spotlight: Leigh Kesser

Working with the Women's Center, particularly the people, motivates me to continue this kind of work after college and try to incorporate kindness to others and myself, equity, etc. in my own life.

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Student Spotlight: Andi Sink

I feel really motivated reading everyone else's work and seeing all the amazing ideas and concepts people bring in.

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Craft and Cocoa

December 01, 2021

Join us for crafts and cocoa to celebrate the end of the semester! 

Enjoy our hot chocolate bar (with all the fixin’s!) while crafting a journal with Sarah Sweet from The Scrappy Elephant, a creative reuse center in Palmyra that provides all makers (regardless of age, race, gender, or creed) unique and reclaimed creative materials and creative experiences at affordable prices.

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Free Legal Clinic

December 01, 2021

The Women's Center Free Legal Clinic is staffed by local attorneys who offer pro bono legal counseling to Charlottesville community members and University employees. The Clinic is designed to provide general legal counseling and information about legal options. 

An appointment is required. You can schedule an appointment one of three ways:

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Poe's Office Hours

December 02, 2021

Take a break from studying and stop by the Women’s Center to spend some time with our therapy dog, Poe! Poe is a Goldendoodle, certified as a Canine Good Citizen and trained as a Psychiatric Service dog. 

Things to know: Our front desk staff can help you find Poe when you arrive at the Women's Center. His Office Hours are usually in the Quiet Study Lounge on the center's lower level lounge. Please be mindful to keep your voices low as you pass by our counseling offices on your way to meet Poe. Thank you!