Jessica Greer Morris, executive director and co-founder of Girl Be Heard, a New York City-based theater group dedicated to raising awareness about sexual violence and other issues, will be the keynote speaker for “Take Back the Night” on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Western Carolina University.
The co-founder of a national men’s organization committed to addressing domestic and sexual violence prevention will present “Breaking Out of the Box: Take a Stand Against Gender-Based Violence” on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Western Carolina University.
Benjamin Chavis, president and chief executive officer of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, will deliver the keynote address Tuesday, Jan. 22, for Western Carolina University’s celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
The Western Carolina Women’s Coalition honored Sara Stoltenburg (at right), director of Women’s Programs and the Women’s Center at Western Carolina University, as one of four “Women to Match Our Mountains” honorees for 2007.
A physical wall representing the “wall of oppression” built by discrimination, racism, sexism and other “isms” will be built and then torn down on the A.K. Hinds University Center lawn as part of Western Carolina University's eighth annual Diversity Week.
Western Carolina University will celebrate the cultures of its international students and faculty at its 28th annual International Festival, this year to be held Wednesday, April 18, from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.