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Support WRAC with a tax-deductible donation through the UI Foundation

WRAC provides groups, facilitator training, speaker events, individual counseling, community programming, IWIS, and other services with a small budget and the work of many volunteers. Each gift to WRAC is matched many times over by the work of student and community volunteers. All donations, big or small, are appreciated! Donations are tax-deductible.

Donations to the Women's Resource and Action Center Fund support current services and programs including Iowa N.E.W. Leadership. Donations to the Women's Resource and Action Center Endowment Fund help secure the financial future of the Center.

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Support & Discussion Groups

The Women’s Resource and Action Center (WRAC) at The University of Iowa is a diverse community dedicated to fostering women’s individual empowerment and systemic solutions to all forms of oppression. The Center leads and collaborates on projects that serve UI students, staff, faculty, and the greater community. Call 319-756-3456 for more information.

Much of the liveliness and community of WRAC comes from our support, discussion, and enrichment groups. All groups are led by trained facilitators, most of whom are student and community volunteers with interests and skills they want to share.
Group participation is free unless otherwise stated (such as for purchase of supplies needed for group activities), though we do request participants’ help to defray WRAC’s costs with donations of $10 for the total duration of each group, if they can.

Fall Groups

 

Spanish Voices

Si tu idioma nativo es español y eres un estudiante de postgrado, únete a nuestro grupo de conversación los Martes a las 5:30pm en WRAC empezando el 21 de Octubre hasta el 2 de Diciembre. Conoce gente con problemas similares, encuentra recursos en la comunidad y crea relaciones en tu nueva ciudad.

If your native language is Spanish and you are a graduate student, please join us on Tuesdays at 5:30pm at WRAC for an hour-long peer support group starting on October 21st until December 2nd. Come meet other people facing similar issues, find resources in the community and establish roots in your new city.

 

Empowering Ourselves in an Age of Perfection

Discussing strategies on how to improve self-esteem and recognize our strengths.

 

Getting There… A Guide to Surviving Freshman Year

Freshman and/or transfer students seeking to learn more about University of Iowa’s campus, remedies for homesickness, how to survive your first exam, and learn to rock your roommate situation.

 

Feminist Readers & Writers

Open group for feminist readers and writers.
We will choose three feminist books (as a group) to read and discuss throughout the semester.  We’ll also read and discuss group members’ original feminist writing (for those who wish to share their own creative work).
Come with ideas of feminist books you’d like to read this semester.
All generations and genders are welcome.

 

 

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