The Mareyjoyce Green Women's Center

Our Programs and Services

Consciousness Raising        
Date: August 25, 2022
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location:  Women’s Center, BH142 
Contact: Dr. Lyz Bly 
Description:  Consciousness raising is a practice that seeks to make people more aware of the ways in which the personal and cultural/political issues and oppressions are connected. Join WGS students, community members, and DRB (Dr. Bly) in this monthly gathering to connect with one another and build intersectional community. *Pre-registration required, to register please email Dr. Bly at e.bly@csuohio.edu

Women’s Center Open House        
Date: August 30, 2022
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH142
Description: The Mareyjoyce Green Women’s Center (MGWC) strives to remove barriers to gender equity and advocate for an inclusive educational and working environment on campus for people of all genders. We focus on helping others realize their full potential through programs that center around personal growth as well as working toward societal change. Come learn more about what we do and how to get involved!

Women’s Equality Day         
Date:
September 1, 2022  
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm 
Location: Women’s Center, BH142 
Description: Voting is a cornerstone of our democracy, but this right wasn’t always available to all. Come learn more about how far we’ve come and how far we’ve yet to go. Come meet the staff of Cleveland VOTES. We will discuss the importance of voter engagement for women and you can even register to vote! 

Trans Feminine Coffee Hour     
Date:
September 6, 2022
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH 142
Description: Come join staff at the LGBTQ+ & Women’s Centers for a social support coffee hour specifically for trans feminine folx. We will discuss issues important to you on campus and beyond, have fun, make friends, and drink coffee with one another. First Tuesday of every month. Coffee and tea provided.

Healthy Food Access Information Session    
Date:
September 7, 2022
Time: 11:00am-1:30pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH142
Description: Having access to healthy food can be a challenge, especially with growing food costs. Come learn more about the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) to see if you might qualify for benefits. If so, you can sign up the same day with a member of the Cleveland Food Bank Staff in partnership with Lift Up Vikes.

Women’s Cross-Cultural Exchange    
Date:
September 13, 2022
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH142
Description: Women have a variety of experiences and identities that are shaped by our environments. During this session, international and domestic women will have the opportunity to share their experiences as women across the globe, build relationships, and learn from one another through guided conversations.

Legal Issues and Reports of Violence Against Women    
Date:
September 27, 2022
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH142
Description: Many of us may have friends who have experienced sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, etc. How can we best support them and help them navigate the reporting process? This session will give the opportunity for you to ask these questions of campus law enforcement so that you better understand the reporting and legal process associated with acts of violence against women.

Women’s Wellness Wednesday Yoga    
Date:
September 28, 2022
Time: 12:00pm-12:30pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH142
Description: Come to the Women’s Center to wind down, relax, and participate in a women-focused yoga session. Limited mats are available for use or you can bring your own!

Consciousness Raising        
Date:
September 29, 2022
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location:  Women’s Center, BH142 
Contact: Dr. Lyz Bly 
Description:  Consciousness raising is a practice that seeks to make people more aware of the ways in which the personal and cultural/political issues and oppressions are connected. Join WGS students, community members, and DRB (Dr. Bly) in this monthly gathering to connect with one another and build intersectional community. *Pre-registration required, to register please email Dr. Bly at e.bly@csuohio.edu

Women’s RAD Self-Defense Class   
Date(s):
October 3-5, 2022  
Time: 5:00pm-9:00pm 
Description: Come learn the basics of self-defense in a supportive and women centered environment. Gain confidence and important skills in community with other women on campus. This session will be held over the course of several evenings. Registration can be found by clicking here.

Trans Feminine Coffee Hour        
Date:
October 4, 2022
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH 142
Description: Come join staff at the LGBTQ+ & Women’s Centers for a social support coffee hour specifically for trans feminine folx. We will discuss issues important to you on campus and beyond, have fun, make friends, and drink coffee with one another. First Tuesday of every month. Coffee and tea provided.

How to Build Healthy Relationships   
Date:
October 13, 2022  
Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm 
Location: Women’s Center, BH142 
Description: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month- but how many of us are aware of the warning signs and proactive ways in which to co-create healthy relationships? Together, we will explore how to build healthy relationships and set boundaries. 

Women’s Wellness Wednesday Yoga    
Date:
October 26, 2022
Time: 12:00pm-12:30pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH142
Description: Come to the Women’s Center to wind down, relax, and participate in a women-focused yoga session. Limited mats are available for use or you can bring your own!

Consciousness Raising        
Date:
October 27, 2022
Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Location:  Women’s Center, BH142 
Contact: Dr. Lyz Bly 
Description:  Consciousness raising is a practice that seeks to make people more aware of the ways in which the personal and cultural/political issues and oppressions are connected. Join WGS students, community members, and DRB (Dr. Bly) in this monthly gathering to connect with one another and build intersectional community. *Pre-registration required, to register please email Dr. Bly at e.bly@csuohio.edu

Trans Feminine Coffee Hour        
Date:
November 1, 2022
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH 142
Description: Come join staff at the LGBTQ+ & Women’s Centers for a social support coffee hour specifically for trans feminine folx. We will discuss issues important to you on campus and beyond, have fun, make friends, and drink coffee with one another. First Tuesday of every month. Coffee and tea provided.

Women’s Cross-Cultural Exchange    
Date:
November 15, 2022
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH142
Description: Women have a variety of experiences and identities that are shaped by our environments. During this session, international and domestic women will have the opportunity to share their experiences as women across the globe, build relationships, and learn from one another through guided conversations.

Women’s Wellness Wednesday Yoga    
Date:
November 30, 2022
Time: 12:00pm-12:30pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH142
Description: Come to the Women’s Center to wind down, relax, and participate in a women-focused yoga session. Limited mats are available for use or you can bring your own!

Transgender Day of Remembrance   
Date:
Late Nov., 2022  
Time: TBD 
Location: TBD 
Description: Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual event of reflection that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence and imagines a path forward toward inclusion and creation of safer spaces for the trans community. 

Trans Feminine Coffee Hour       
Date:
December 6, 2022
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH 142
Description: Come join staff at the LGBTQ+ & Women’s Centers for a social support coffee hour specifically for trans feminine folx. We will discuss issues important to you on campus and beyond, have fun, make friends, and drink coffee with one another. First Tuesday of every month. Coffee and tea provided.

Women’s Stress Relief: Preparing for Finals    
Date:
December 13, 2022
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH142
Description: Finals can be a stressful time for all of us. This session will give an opportunity for women to connect with other women around ways in which they relieve their stress and gain some effective strategies to use this week and beyond.

Women’s Stress Relief: Holiday Stress    
Date:
December 15, 2022
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: Women’s Center, BH142
Description: While winter break can be a great time of rest, it also can be stressful with the addition of winter holidays which claim to be the happiest time of the year- but that isn’t always the case. In this session, we will talk about effective self-care techniques to employ during the winter break with CSU Counseling Center staff.