CONTACT: MOLLY GREINER
Women's Resource and Action Center
130 North Madison St.
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Sept. 7, 2001
Iowa Women Initiating Social Change begins fourth year
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Women's Resource and Action Center at the University
of Iowa will sponsor a semester-long program titled Iowa Women Initiating
Social Change (IWIS). Now in its fourth year, IWIS provides training in direct
action, policy work and educational campaigns for social change. Participants
will receive 12 hours of training and then select projects to work on for
the remainder of the semester. Projects from earlier years include revision
of the University of Iowa rape policy and coordination of Iowa City's "Take
Back the Night" rally.
Iowa Women Initiating Social Change will meet on the following schedule:
Monday, Sept. 10, 5 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 24, 5 to 9 p.m.
Monday evenings,7 to 8:30 p.m., beginning Oct. 1
Participants are eligible to earn one semester hour of credit through the
Department of Women's Studies. For more information contact the Women's Resource
and Action Center at (319) 335-1486.