Community Outreach & Service
Coalition Against Violence Against Women
Several WS Associated Faculty members belong to the coalition against violence against women. The coalition promotes anti-violence programs and education and works closely with anti-violence groups in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
El Paso Child Fatality Review Team
The El Paso Child Fatality Review Team reviews death of all persons under age 18 in El Paso County. Coordination of agency response and prevention measures are assessed. Statistics and recommendations from the review process are sent to the Texas Department of Health & Vital Statistics. The WS Director, who specializes in violence against children, participates in the reviews and compiles the local report.
Women's History Month Events
The Women's Studies Program organizes several events for the month of March to celebrate Women's History Month. All events are open to the public and some events are co-sponsored with community organizations, student organizations, and other UTEP academic programs and departments. Events include guest speakers, films, plays, workshops, poetry contests, and political forums on women's issues. All events are posted on the UTEP website and are mailed to subscribed community members via the women's studies listserv. If you would like to join this listserv, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To review the most recent calendar of events click here.
Academic Presentations and Events
The Women's Studies Program co-sponsors educational speakers and co-sponsors workshops on women's and children's issues during the course of the academic year. To receive e-mailed notification of these events, subscribe to the Women's Studies listserv at email@example.com.