Three events scheduled March 9 for Women’s Week


ALAMOSA — Adams State University’s Women’s Week 2018 concludes March 9 with three events.

Kindred Spirits Lunch: “Empowerment through the Eyes of a Deaf Woman”

By student Nichola Medina

Noon-1 p.m. – Student Union Building first floor banquet rooms

Lunch provided – Sign up for lunch in La Mesa Dining Hall, meet in Banquet Rooms

Featured Film: Beauty Bites Beast

This 80-minute film addresses the complex issue of ending violence against women and girls. Its purpose is to give women and girls tools to defend themselves while an assault is taking place, rather than expecting others to rescue them.

6 p.m.

McDaniel Hall 101

A powerful but peaceful option for women’s self-defense

Presented by Kathy Park, 2nd degree black belt in Aikido

7:45 p.m.

McDaniel Hall 117

See the full Women’s Week schedule at: www.events.adams.edu/diversity

Adams State University’s 2018 Women’s Week, March 5-9, has adopted the theme of International Women’s Day: #PressForProgress. The theme calls for continuing efforts toward women’s equality. Adams State events also are related to the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements that advocate an end to sexual harassment and assault.

All events are free and open to the public. Free parking after 5 p.m. is available in the McDaniel Hall parking lot on First St.

ASU Women’s Week is supported by: Women’s & Gender Studies, ASU Sociology Department, ASU Counseling Center, Multicultural Student Government, CIELO, Nielsen Library, Alamosa County Sheriff’s Office, San Luis Valley Behavioral Health Group, Sage Youth Center, Tu Casa, and Planned Parenthood.

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