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The Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center

11.19.19-Wellness-project-for-social-media-Asare00023.jpgThe Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center is a student-led community committed to intersectional feminism and social justice and to supporting students as advocates for gender justice, especially for the most vulnerable.

Our Center is located in the Student Commons, room 3C and staffed by our Graduate Assistant, our student Gender Justice Advocates, and our interns. We are here to support students in crisis, to collaborate with students on their ideas, and to provide a healing space for all students who need one.

In this unprecedented moment, the LWGRC is working to support our campus community both in our space in the Commons and through virtual events and programming. In the midst of a global pandemic, and an overdue reckoning with racial injustice, we are here to support you, to stand with you and amplify your voices, to help organize and build community, and to support resilience and healing in this time of trauma.

Who We Are

Come and visit us to learn more about feminist and LGBTQIA+ advocacy on campus, discover resources for survivors of gender-based violence, and find an active community of support and solidarity. We are:

  • A space for anyone, of any gender or sexual orientation, needing resources or support around gender or LGBTQIA+ issues.
  • A community for women’s and LGBTQIA+ groups to share space and solidarity in order to identify and work towards common goals.
  • A network to ensure that women’s and LGBTQIA+ issues are central to Manhattan College’s mission.
  • A safe and brave space that values each experience and viewpoint in pursuit of productivity, personal goals, dignity and self-respect.
  • A center that offers students the opportunity to be creative with their personal goals and initiatives. 

Hear what our students say about their experiences at the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center:

Testimonials

This Fall, our theme was “Love in the Time of Covid.” Join our regular programming virtually.

The Lasallian Women & Gender Resource Center Hours
Monday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. In Person
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (In Person) & 10:00 a.m -11:30 a.m (Virtual) In Persion & Virtual
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. In Person
Thursday 11:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m (In Person) 10:00 a.m - 11:30 & 1:00-2:00 p.m (Virtual) In Person & Virtual 
Friday 9:00 a.m - 2:00pm (In Person) 10:00 am - 12:00pm (Virtual) In Person & Virtual 

The LWGRC Summer Research Fellowship

We support ongoing student research on themes related to gender, sexuality, and embodiment with a summer research program designed to foster scholarship, collaboration, and activism.

Submit your application to The LWGRC Summer Research Fellowship in Spring 2021.

  •  The deadline is March 26, 2021.
See our previous LWGRC Summer Research Fellows’ work here:

Sexual Consent: A User’s Guide 

Lasallian Values and Access Control: Rethinking Campus Intimacy and Hook-up Culture

Women's Week at Manhattan College

Women's Week is held each spring and features a series of events that address women's issues worldwide and empower women in their personal and professional lives. See here for a list of previous events.