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The ASUW Office of Government Relations invites students to join us on our annual Huskies on the Hill lobby day at the state capitol in Olympia! This is a great opportunity to share your stories and perspectives with state legislators and advocate for changes issues that are...

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Labor and Social Justice Scholarships at the University of Washington Are you an undergrad passionate about social justice? A graduate student writing a dissertation on a labor-related topic? A busy activist building a student group or union campaign? 

You are in luck! Each year, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies awards over $50,000 in scholarships at the University of Washington. The Bridges Center is currently seeking applicants from all three UW campuses and from students at all stages of education and experience, graduate and undergraduate.  

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The Canadian Studies Center and Center for Human Rights, housed at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, invite you to join us for the following event:

Roundtable Lecture/Conversation: The “Lost Canadians” with Don Chapman

Wednesday, February 12, 3:30 p.m., Thomson Hall Room 317

RSVP by Monday, February 10, 2020 to canada@uw.edu

Description

What does it mean to be Canadian? The history of Canadian citizenship is complicated and, since Confederation, was denied to many as a result of archaic and obscure legislation. The legislation was particularly discriminatory against women, children, Asian and Indo-Canadians, as well as Indigenous peoples. Those whose citizenship was revoked or denied as a result are known as “Lost Canadians.” Today, over...

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The Canadian Studies Center is currently accepting applications for Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships for summer 2020 and the 2020-21 academic year! Students from all UW departments and schools are encouraged to apply.

FLAS Fellowships are provided by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Through our Center, FLAS Fellowships allow students to receive training in French, Inuktitut or other Indigenous languages spoken in Canada, and Canadian studies. We are...

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The NEW Leadership Institute is a 6-day intensive program held from June 22nd to June 27th,  developed to encourage and equip participants with the skills to seek new heights in their personal and professional lives. Examples of topics and workshops include community organizing and activism, politics & policymaking, and salary negotiations. We are looking for undergraduate or graduate womxn enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year program who are eager to be leaders in their communities. Washington students and out-of-state-students with Washington residency are eligible to apply.

It is my great pleasure to inform you that the ...

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GREECE SUMMER 2020 STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM

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Join us for inspiring conversations on local and global civic engagement with visiting student leaders from

Angola, Botswana, Mali, Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe!

Roundtable Discussions on Civic Engagement

Date: Wednesday, January 22 

Time: The discussions will be ongoing throughout the evening, so arrive any time between 5:30-7:30pm to join the conversation and meet the students! 

Location: Odegaard Library, Room 220

Refreshments will be served.

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Just one more reminder for your student groups & communities. All are welcome and encouraged to attend this winter’s Scholarship Fair. 

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We are excited to invite you to apply to a new early fall 2020 study abroad opportunity in Japan, “Health Impacts of the Great East Japan Earthquake.” (flyer attached).

In 2011, a major earthquake struck Northeastern Japan. The subsequent tsunami resulted in over 15,000 deaths and 6,000 injuries. Today, over 2,500 people are still missing, and 5,000 are still living in temporary housing. This exploration seminar will provide students with an understanding of individual, family and community health impacts of disasters, as well as disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. Through our strong partnership with Tohoku University's renowned International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), students will gain a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from disaster scientists and community leaders that designed and implemented response and recovery strategies. The lessons learned will help prepare...

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For questions about the Womxn of Color Healing Circle, contact:

Andrea Salazar-Nuñez, Ph.D.

Licensed Staff Psychologist

University of Washington Counseling Center

Phone: 206-543-1240  

salazar6@uw.edu   

Criteria for referral:

  1. Self-identifies as a womxn
  2. Identifies as a BIPOC (ex. Latinx, African American/Black, Filipino/Pacific Islander/South East Asian, Native or Indigenous)

Good fit:

-Someone looking for community

-Someone needing to connect with other WOC

-Need a validating space...

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