CONTACT: MONIQUE DI CARLO
Women's Resource and Action Center
Iowa City IA 52242
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Women's Center to host 'Activist Celebration' Dec. 4 at Public Library
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Women's Resource and Action Center (WRAC) at
the University of Iowa will host an"Activist Celebration" Thursday,
Dec. 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Iowa City Public Library in Meeting
The public is invited to the celebration which honors a new program
initiated last April by the Women's Center, the"Social Change Training
Program." Refreshments will be served.
The Social Change Training Program provides seminars that teach practical
organizing and activist skills. Past seminars have focused on the principles
of direct action organizing, effective meeting facilitation, the principles
of feminist organizing, working effectively with the news media, and culturally
competent organizing. "Our hope has been to inspire and help individuals
engaged in community work," said Monique DiCarlo, Women's Center
director. "The celebration will provide an opportunity for participants
from the seminars and others to meet and talk about their social change
work." Input regarding future focus topics for training seminars
will be sought from the celebration guests, she added.
For more information about the Social Change Training Program or the
Dec. 4 celebration, contact the Women's Center at (319) 335-1486.