Category: events

Spring 2014 Coordinator Elections

November 27th, 2013 in Activism, events, Feminism, volunteer

Hey Friends! Here’s some info regarding the CGSA Spring 2014. In this document you can find what positions are open and see more info about each position! Spring 2014 Elections Info

Here is the application form: Spring 2014 Coordinator Application

Hope you consider running for an open position! See you all the next coordinator meeting, have a wonderful break!

New England Women’s Center Conference

November 7th, 2013 in Activism, events, Feminism


Is November your favorite month? If not, now it’s going to be because the CGSA is putting on a CONFERENCE on November 16th!

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The mission of the New England Women’s Center Conference is to create discourse surrounding the organization of inclusive spaces by exploring the intersections of our privileges and oppression. The term ‘inclusive space’ extends to more than just women’s centers. Issues of gender are frequently forgotten in discussions involving social change. Women’s issues are not confined to four walls, and we would like to convey that to all attendees.

 

To learn more and to register, please attend the Facebook event and check out our website. See you all there!

Volunteer Training!

November 7th, 2013 in Activism, events, Feminism, volunteer

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Did you miss our first volunteer training? No worries! Come by the Center on Sunday November 10th to get trained, meet new people, and learn about the importance of a resource like the CGSA! Email our Volunteer Coordinator, Frankie, at fsnyder@bu.edu with any questions you might have. RSVP to the Facebook event.

Ottos Fundraiser Today

April 8th, 2013 in Campaign, events

There will be delicious food, a raffle, entertainment and, best of all, Otto Pizzeria will donate 8.88% of their sales at the end of the night to the CGSA. Bring friends and come meet new friends!

Remember: THE MORE YOU EAT, THE MORE FUNDS WE RAISE!!

Get pizza anytime today!

 

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Elections!

March 27th, 2013 in Campaign, events, volunteer

Elections for Coordinator positions are coming up! If you are interested in being more involved with the Center, and you think your views align with our mission statement and core values, consider applying to be a Coordinator. For more informations on the application process, check out our elections process here. To learn more about each Coordinator position, click here. Download the actual application for Coordinator positions here.

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Sexual Assault Awareness Week

March 26th, 2013 in Activism, Campaign, DIY, events, Feminism, SARP

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The Center for Gender, Sexuality & Activism presents Sexual Assault Awareness Week! The goal of this week is to ignite awareness of sexual assault and rape culture on our campus and beyond. We hope to broaden conversations on these topics with fantastic events throughout the week, culminating in Take Back the Night hosted by The Feminist Collective. We hope you will join us and don’t forget to tweet about #SAAW to @BUCGSA!

Click more for event schedule!

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Getting a Grip: Mastering Your Sexuality with Oh! Megan, This Thursday

February 20th, 2013 in events, Feminism

Join Megan Andelloux for this two hour-long interactive lecture on developing your sexual self-understanding: from becoming comfortable with what you want to learning how to communicate those desires to partners. You’ll learn more about understanding and entertaining your own wants and needs, what other people are secretly into, masturbation techniques (fundamental to exploring your sexuality!), and verbal and nonverbal communication tools. A special focus will be given on how to either give enthusiastic consent or turn people down considerately. Anonymous questions will be taken from audience members and answered during the presentation, so get your muscles pumping and come with queries in hand! Check out the Facebook event.

Spring Volunteer Training!

February 6th, 2013 in events, volunteer

Sunday, February 10th from 10:00am-2:00pm in The Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism

During Volunteer Trainings at the CGSA, new volunteers learn how to function and work in the space. At the volunteer training, expect to get a history of the CGSA as well as a crash course on our core values and mission statement. The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) will be providing a first responder to disclosure training and members of the board will facilitate a conversation on safer spaces. There will be vegan and gluten free snacks! RSVP to the Facebook event here

Candlelight Gathering for Bicyclists Killed

December 6th, 2012 in Activism, Campaign, events, press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 6th, 2012
The Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism
Boston University
Contact: Swanson Ninan
Public Relations Coordinator
404-863-3766
@BUCGSA

BOSTON, DEC. 6 – A cyclist was killed today after being struck by a tractor-trailer at the corner of St. Paul Street and Commonwealth Avenue around 8:36 a.m. The identity of the victim has not been released.

Boston police have closed the intersection and Boston University has alerted students that Commonwealth Avenue is closed to eastbound vehicle traffic from Pleasant Street to St. Paul Street.

This is the third bike fatality in the area since early this summer and the second near Boston University’s campus. The first involved a CAS student who was killed in an accident with an MBTA bus.

As a way to show our community support and sorrow, we are organizing a candlelight gathering later today at 6pm on Marsh Plaza. The gathering will serve as a way to remember the victims and help the healing of our community after this tragic event. We will raise awareness of safety as well as show solidarity for the members of our community who have been affected.

The Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism strives to make our community safe for all students. We encourage biking as a feminist approach to sustainable forms of transportation that upholds values of independence and empowerment, as it is more accessible to those who cannot afford cars or public transportation. We acknowledge that discourse around bike safety is important, both for cyclists and others who use the road.

Please direct any questions to Swanson Ninan, Public Relations Coordinator at The Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism.

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December 5th, 2012 in Activism, Campaign, DIY, events

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