WRC Past Event Archives


Lunch & Learn: The Dreamers 11/29/17

Lunch & Learn - The Dreamers

Lunch & Learn- Immigration Panel, 10/25/17

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 was Massasoit Community College’s- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS DAY! Hosted by Women’s Resource Center, the program began with a resource fair of ten local Domestic Violence service providers, and “Witness to Violence & Bystander Involvement” was presented by Lovern Gordon of Love, Life, Now Foundation.

Witness to Violence & Bystander Involvement Video 

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Annual Women’s History Month Luncheon - 3/8/2017
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At our final Lunch & Learn of the semester, Dr. Charles Wall, President of Massasoit Community College presented a lecture on “Women in History”-April 2017

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At our March Lunch & Learn, Jacqueline Cooke, Region I Administrator for the Department of Labor Women’s Bureau presented a workshop of Pay Equity.

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“Life Behind the Veil": the Legacy of Civil Rights Activist Coretta Scott King, was presented by MCC Professor Rachel Daniel at our February 2017 Lunch and Learn. 

The link to a video of the presentation is below. 

Life Behind the Veil

On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2016 , the Women’s Resource Center hosted a “Season of Giving Luncheon” in support of the David Jon Louison (DJL) Center. DJL was founded in 1982 in Brockton as a non-profit, charitable, educational foundation to serve homeless families with infants and children.

Season of Giving Luncheon

On October 26, 2016, the WRC hosted our monthly Lunch & Learn. The topic was- Dating Violence, presented by Sarah Garrity, Prevention and Education Manager for Violence Intervention and Prevention of Health Imperatives.”

Lunch & Learn - Dating Violence

On Wednesday, September 28th at noon in the Louison Board Room, the Women’s Resource Center presented its first Lunch & Learn for the Semester: Election 2016:Your Vote Counts! Brockton Women City Councilors: Shirley Asack, Shayna Barnes, and Anne Beauregard spoke to a crowd of students, faculty, staff and seniors about the importance of voting and getting involved in the political process.

Election 2016:Your Vote Counts!

Anjali NathOn Monday, September 26th,  at noon in the Student Lounge,  the Women’s Resource Center hosted Chhandika, Kathak Dance of Northern India. Anjali Nath the senior performer for Chhandika, provided a stimulating, supportive and multi-cultural environment in which to explore the physical, intellectual and spiritual benefits of Kathak dance. The presentation was engaging and  the audience was treated to a lesson at the end.  As an artist and teacher Anjali strives to highlight the relevance, universality, and overall benefits of the multi-faceted art of Kathak regardless of age, gender or culture.