The Women's Center at DePaul University in Chicago offers programming to female students, much of it focused on anti-violence advocacy. This timeline features photos and events held over the past 15 years, as students learn about violence against women and self-defense in an intellectual setting.
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Anida Yoeu Ali performs again using poetry, video, installation and movement to tell women's stories.
Lunafest celebrates the talents and stories of women and benefits Females United for Action (FUFA) and the Breast Cancer Fund.
Take Back The Night at DePaul brings awareness to the community about violence against people of all backgrounds-- not just women. Photo by Ashley Weger.
Anti-violence and Native American advocate Andrea Smith, co-founder of INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence, speaks at the Student Center at DePaul. Photo by Jennifer Perez.
Anida Yoeu Ali performs through spoken word, movement and installation to bring awareness to women's struggles and the need for activism. Photo by The Women's Center.
This luncheon and lecture celebrates Women's History Month. Photo by The Women's Center.
The 6th annual Lunafest benefits Females United for Action (FUFA) and the Breast Cancer Fund.
This panel helps students focus on engaging in women's issues through activism. Photo by Jennifer Perez.
Though many participants in DePaul's Take Back the Night event are women, the march focuses on violence faced by many different groups, no matter the gender, orientation, religion, race, age, ability, class or heritage. Photo by Molly Hahn.
This day-long event explores strategies used by organizations and advocates to end violence against women, and features several workshops throughout the program. Photo by Molly Hahn.
This screening and panel discussion of Turning a Corner, the hour-long documentary that exposes the sex-trade industry in Chicago, examines local women's triumphs over homelessness, violence and discrimination.
The Women's and Gender Studies Program presented the premiere of the Young Women's Action Team film on "Engaging Young Men as Allies in Ending Violence against Women."
The second annual meeting of this forum continues to examine strategies used by women's rights organizations to combat violence against women.
This luncheon reception and roundtable discussion features panelists including well-known non-violence advocates and creates of organizations benefiting the rights and protections of women and young girls.
This forum, organized by the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network, The Women's Center and Amnesty International USA, explores strategies used by women's rights advocates and organizations to fight domestic violence.
Anida Yoeu Esguerra performs a combination of visual, written and spoken artistic interpretations of violence against women, in an event sponsored by the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network, The Women's Center and Amnesty International USA's student group. Photo by The Women's Center.
Mimi Kim, founder of Creataive Interventions and a longtime activist in the movement to end sexual assault and domestic violence, discusses strategies for community organizing for ending this violence.
Panel discussion on the policy and activism behind fighting violence against women of all races and religions.
This discussion focuses on advocacy efforts to combat violence against women in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Gail Dines provided an eye-opening lecture and slide presentation that encouraged everyone to explore the relationship between commercially produced images of violence against women and real-world violence.
Artist-led tour of exhibit followed by a panel discussion of the relationship between culture and domestic violence.
Elsa Saeta, the center's current director, joins, and the center re-opens. Photo by Elsa Saeta.
Dr. Harvette Grey, director of the Women's Center, becomes director of the Cultural Center. The Women's Center closes.