This week (11/15/16) CWO decided in light of the recent election to hold a productive workshop. People created posters about love, unity, and supporting one another. Here are some of the posters that were made!
On October 26th Res Life held the Boxes and Walls event. CWO got pictures of several students on campus and had them tell us something negative that someone has said about their identity, sexuality, gender, etc. We wrote these horrible things on their faces so show that what people say hurts. Words have an impact … Continue reading Boxes and Walls
On October 18th CWO had our biggest protest of the semester. Take Back the Night, we marched through South Oakland chanting and demanding safer streets. The goal of this event is to protest that fact that women feel scared walking home alone at night. This event is to also raise awareness of the struggles of … Continue reading Take Back The Night
On October 11th we had our event collaboration with Forge. There was a presentation about women in migrant and refugee communities. We had several speakers talk about their experiences with women in migrant and refugee communities as well as research they had conducted on the topic. Here are our amazing speakers!
On September 2oth CWO had the "I Heart The Female Orgasm" come to Pitt! We had standing room only!!! Half way through the event the groups were split between people that identify as female, male, and those that don't identify as either. They all then discussed how they had learned about orgasms, masturbation, and the … Continue reading I Heart the Female O
Hello hello hello! On our last meeting of the week, this Friday we took many young freshman and some sophomore and juniors to the Andy Warhol Museum. It was a great adventure where we talked about the city, port authority, and what our organization is about! Keep checking in to see what cool things we … Continue reading Andy Warhol Field Trip
Hey ya'll! This year we kicked off syllabus week with cupcakes for our first meeting back! First, before we got to the sweets Chloe and Cindy started the meeting off by having ice breaker activities. People were asked how far from pitt they lived, if they identified as a feminist or not, and why they … Continue reading First CWO meeting of the Semester!
As of March 29th: A very warm congratulations to the new (and returning) members of the CWO e-board for 2016-17! President: Abby Meinen VP: Sarah Loser Business Manager: Ashley Yeboah-Afihene Office Administrator: Megan Heintz Community Outreach: Chloe Kaunitz & Cindy Jiao Political Action: Maddie Barber & Kate Eldridge Public Relations: Lauren Fabrizio & Alexa Connors … Continue reading New Board!
From Tuesday, March 22. Whaddya Know? Name five situations or actions that would be considered violations under Title IX. What is the name of the co-ordinator of the Title IX Office at Pitt? How many days does a university have to investigate a Title IX allegation/complaint? What’s a mandated reporter? True or False: If you report … Continue reading Know Your IX
From Tuesday, March 15. Because it only felt befitting to kick off the first days of the month with cycle talk. Menstrual Myths You cannot have sex during your period False! Sex can even help menstrual cramps! You cannot get pregnant if you have sex during your period FALSE! Sperm can live inside of the body for … Continue reading The Red Elephant in the Room