Events on Campus: April 15 – April 26

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UCLA is a campus full of diverse events, art exhibitions, and speakers. Here are some upcoming events that FEM’s Campus Life staff is looking forward to!

  • “Protest Blackrock at UCLA”
    • “UCLA is hosting the Fink Investing Conference on April 15 to train future leaders in the “top trends” in investment management. Join us to say that UCLA students and community members don’t think investing billions in weapons manufacturers should continue to be a top trend!”
    • When: Monday, April 15, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    • Where: Marion Anderson Courtyard, UCLA Anderson School of Management
    • RSVP
  • “Women’s Voices: Real Women Have Curves”
    • “Opening night of the 7th Annual UCLA Latin American, Iberian and Latinx Film Festival: Women’s Voices. Free Screening of REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES (Patricia Cardoso, USA, 2002) followed by Q&A with director Patricia Cardoso. Reception before the screening at 6:30 p.m.”
    • When: Monday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. (Reception), 7:30 p.m. (Screening)
    • Where: James Bridges Theater
    • RSVP
  • Sex Week at UCLA
    • Monday, April 15
      • Flag Project
        • “The Flag project is a vibrant artistic visual display to address the impact of sexualized violence in the lives of undergraduate students. “
        • When: April 15 – April 19
        • Where: De Neve EF Quad
      • “Get Tested: Free STI Testing Campaign”
        • “The “Get Tested” campaign is a collaborative partnership between The Arthur Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center and the UCLA Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) to inform and empower the Bruin community to always “know your status.” During the week-long campaign (April 15-19), all eligible UCLA students (with or without UCSHIP)  can order free STI tests via The Ashe Center student portal, eliminating costs to students and promoting good sexual health habits throughout the entire year.”
        • When: April 15 – April 19
        • Where: Ashe Center
      • “Be-Fore Play: Sex Week Kick-Off”
        • “Come celebrate the pre-start of Sex Week 2019! Stop by to get the dets on the official Sex Week Kick-off opener happening that evening; receive information and resources from sexual health campus student orgs; check out a group of UCLA performers to showcase in celebration of Sex Week, play super-sized games w/friends, take a one-of-a-kind Insta wall photo opp and…make your own nuts & cherries trail mix!”
        • When: Monday, April 15, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
        • Where: Bruin Plaza
      • “Asexual Education Workshop”
        • An event to educate and spread awareness about aromantic and asexual identities, community, and activism.
        • When: Monday, April 15, 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
        • Where: UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center
      • “Sex Week Keynote: Kat Blaque”
        • “Join YouTube personality and Activist Kat Blaque for some true tea conversation about her story, her stances, and the importance of both. Meet and Greet will follow.”
        • When: Monday, April 15, 6:45 p.m. – 9 p.m.
        • Where: Carnesale Commons: Palisades Room
    • Tuesday, April 16
      • HIV Testing Van
        • “Free HIV Testing, Know your status”
        • Where: UCLA Court of Sciences
      • “Sextravaganza”
        • “This is an all-Hill sexual health program that provides residents a safe space to discuss, learn, and acquire resources about sex to help foster social responsibility, encourage personal growth, and build community amongst residents.”
        • When: Tuesday, April 16 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
        • Where: Carnesale Commons
    • Wednesday, April 17
      • “Bruin Love Station 2.0: Let’s Talk About Sec with Ashe Clinicians”
        • “Visit  the BLS VIP (Very Informed Passenger) Lounge; a safe workshop space to have an intimate cozy conversation space on general sexual health + Q&A with Ashe clinicians. Free lunch catered by TLT Foods of Westwood  & cool Sex Week giveaways and raffle prizes!”
        • When: Wednesday, April 17, 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
        • Where: Ashe Center Conference Room
        • RSVP
      • “Shattered Glass”
        • “Shattered Glass is a multimedia stage presentation, accompanied by a Q & A that address sexism, misogyny, domestic violence and rape through spoken word, dramatization, live music and art.”
        • When: Wednesday, April 17, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
        • Where: Carnesale Commons: Palisades Room
    • Thursday, April 18
      • “Body Confidence: A Conversation About Body Image and Sexploration”
        • “1-hour interactive discussion to explore the intersections between body image and sexual health in the student experience using a safe space. Facilitated by trained UCLA Peer Health Educators. Dinner provided.”
        • When: Thursday, April 18, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
        • Where: Ashe Center 4th Floor
      • “AfroBeat Yoga”
        • “A powerful vinyasa flow, grounded in breath, that allows students to explore spaciousness while moving to AfroBeat rhythms as part of Sex Week. Use the Codeword: Sex Week for free class access”
        • When: Thursday, April 18, 6 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.
        • Where: Wooden Dynasty Room
    • Friday, April 19
      • “Sexploration: Yoga and Chill”
        • “A dynamic flow of mindful movement curated with a soundtrack of today’s hip-hop + r&b and throwbacks that will transform,stretch, and restore your body from the inside-out. “And Chill” adds a restorative, relaxation component as part of Sex Week. Use the Codeword: Sex Week for free class access.”
        • When: Friday, April 19, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
        • Where: Wooden Dynasty Room
      • “Sexploration: Pole Class”
        • “Calling all pole newbies to pole enthusiasts! Your chance to explore your inner-diva and divo! Get introduced to the basic moves needed to become a magnificent pole dancer. Space is limited for this VERY POPULAR class. Two (2) 50-minute sessions limited to 15 students max per session (30 in total) are offered.”
        • When: Friday, April 19, 5 p.m.- 7 p.m.
        • Where: Kerckhoff Art Gallery
        • RSVP   
  • “What’s in a Name: Emerging Language in the LGBT Community”
    • “This panel discussion will feature faculty members and students from across varied academic disciplines to discuss language and its impacts on and within LGBTQA+ communities. Each speaker will each share their thoughts on the topic and then the student moderators will each ask a series of prompted questions followed by a Q&A from the audience.”
    • When: Tuesday, April 16, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Where: UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center
    • RSVP
  • “ECHO’s Mental Health Matters Awareness Night”
    • “MHM is dedicated to raising awareness for the topic of mental health facing college students, providing an uplifting, safe space that opens up discussion surrounding the topic while educating attendees on the resources available to help improve mental health conditions. Please join us for a night of free food, prizes, and performances by DAVID CHOI, PSYPHER, KOREOS, and AWAKEN A CAPPELLA! Help support our mission to raise awareness on mental health to the UCLA community and support the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)!”
    • When: Tuesday, April 16 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Where: Ackerman Grand Ballroom
  • “Take a Drag 2019”
    • “Get ready to bop ’til you (death) drop at the third annual Take a Drag show! Watch Bruin Royalty lip sync for their lives and light it up with BAExJING. This event is free for all enrolled UCLA students. Opportunities for access to an exclusive meet and greet with the special guest include free HIV testing or attending an Asexual Education Workshop.”
    • When: Thursday, April 18, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    • Where: Carnesale Commons: Palisades Room
    • RSVP
  • “Fight for Education Week”
    • “This will be a week where we will merge all things Higher Education, with an emphasis on academics, service and empowerment. This week-long event will highlight the information and policies happening within Higher Education and the service needed to empower and prepare our larger community.”
    • When: April 22 – April 26
  • “Post-Grad Anxiety Workshop”
    • “Are you feeling anxious or uncertain about what happens after graduation? This workshop will provide you with tips and tools to navigate through these anxieties and become productive with your post-grad experiences.”
    • When: Wednesday, April 24, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Where: Bruin Resource Center located in the Student Activities Center room B44
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