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UCSC Women's Center

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General Agency Information
Name:UCSC Women's Center
Alternate Name(s):UCSC The Women's Center
UCSC Womens Center
Address:Cardiff House, 1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-459-2072
Email Address:women@ucsc.edu
Website:womenscenter.ucsc.edu
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description:The Women's Center is in Cardiff House, a cozy farmhouse near the campus main entrance, adjacent to the Carriage House, just take a Perimeter shuttle. The Women's Center's work focuses on retaining students, staff and faculty while promoting their successes within the academy and beyond. We strive for an inclusive and equitable campus community through advocacy, education and support services. The Center promotes an understanding of the role and impact of gender in our lives and society. The Center challenges sexism, racism, heterosexism, agesim, ableism, classism and other barriers that inhibit full inclusion and equal power in society.

The Center offers: lectures, workshops, forums, films, conferences and events on issues of interest to women and girls; campus and community information and referral services, a place for women to meet, organize, initiate projects, study and relax; art exhibits and advocacy for women's rights.

Mission:The UCSC Women's Center affirms the dignity and diversity of all women. The Center continues and challenges feminist traditions by creating community space for all women and allies to achieve individual and social change.
Programs:The UCSC Women's Center sponsors a variety of workshops, hands-on activities, student art exhibits, and speakers throughout the year and is open to the community. For more information or directions, including parking and wheelchair accessibility, contact the Women's Center at 459-2072 or email: women@ucsc.edu.
Facilities:Nestled between the Pogonip Natural Reserve and the base of campus, the Women's Center is an ideal location for department meetings, relaxation, retreats, and social gatherings. It is open to all students, staff, and faculty activities free of charge. Bridging the UCSC and the City of Santa Cruz communities, the Women's Center has also been the site of art shows, life celebrations, community meetings, and other events. The community is welcome to use the Women's Center for a small contribution.The Women's Center is dedicated to supporting the activities of our communities.

We ask that groups using the Women's Center contribute 1 hour of "Center Beautification" time to support the work of the Women's Center. If you or your group has used the Women's Center, please sign-up for your "Center Beautification" time @ 831-459-2291 or women@ucsc.edu
Volunteer Info:Call or email the Women's Center to set up an introductory interview at (831) 459-2291 or women@ucsc.edu
Interview and fill out volunteer information form.
Schedule first day of volunteer work. *Note: training will occur first day of volunteer work unless otherwise scheduled and arranged.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Two Blocks
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:See website
Fee Amounts:
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:Fees
UCSC
 
Officials
 

Stephanie Milton
Director
831-459-2169
milton@ucsc.edu

Related Agencies
Parent Agency:University of California Santa Cruz
 
Subject Headings
 College Students
Discrimination Assistance
Facilities/Community Centers
Information and Referral
Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups
Private Nonprofits
Public Lectures/Discussions
Volunteer Opportunities
Women
Women's Advocacy Groups
Women's Issues
Women's Social Clubs
Women's Support Groups
This record last modified May 15, 2014

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