Community Outreach

Children’s Fair 2017

Every year our community celebrates the Children’s Fair at the Columbia Mall.  Over the years, we’ve had some fun children’s activities that get kids in the community involved as we promote safety and healthy relationships.  A few years ago, children may sun catchers.  This past year they, they made butterflies!

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Walk The Walk, Talk The Talk

This past November, The Bloomsburg University Women’s Resource Center, the LGBTQA Resource Center, and The Women’s Center, Inc. had its first annual “Walk The Walk, Talk The Talk” event!  This program was created to show the world that we Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk when it comes to Consent in the Sheets and Dissent in the Streets.  This event began with a peaceful march around the Bloomsburg University campus, ending with a discussion on Bystander Prevention presented by The Women’s Center, Inc.  All supporters participated in bystander scenarios to help them learn how to speak up against those being affected by gender based violence through intersectional and inclusive methods.  The whole evening was a huge success with over one hundred people pledging to Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In the United States, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  The goal of this is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to teach communities on how to prevent it.  One way The Women’s Center, Inc. has educated the surrounding areas is by embarking on our “Paint the Town Teal” campaign.  Keep an eye, this April, for all the businesses participating in this wonderful event.  They are pledging to help end sexual assault in our area!  This campaign spanned over 80 businesses throughout Columbia and Montour Counties.

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