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Resist Rape Culture - Rally + March
Date Friday March 08
Time 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
Begins at UCSC Quarry Plaza, ends at Clock Tower downtown.
Event Type Protest
On Friday March 8th, International Women’s Day, we invite the community to a demonstration to resist rape culture in all its forms. The event was organized by F-WORD (Feminists Working on Real Democracy), a collective of gender non-conforming and female identified people that recently formed in Santa Cruz.

This is an unrelenting movement to engage our community in ending the acceptance of rape culture, through means of education, activism, and creative presence. Our intention is to create a safe space in which we critically analyze how rape occurs not as isolated incidents, but rather as part of a culture that normalizes sexual and gendered violence.

WHAT: Rally and March to Resist Rape Culture
WHEN: Friday, March 8th, 2013
WHERE: 12 noon @ Quarry Plaza, UCSC
1:30 @ the Clocktower, Downtown
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Mar 5th, 2013 2:55 PM

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by G
Tuesday Mar 5th, 2013 8:16 PM
Oh, check out #OpThunderbird, hopefully coming to a town, or campus, near you!
by John E. Colby
Saturday Mar 9th, 2013 3:55 PM
Universities routinely try to coverup rapes on their campuses. I doubt that UCSC is any different.

by useTheSystemAgainstItself
Tuesday Mar 12th, 2013 10:32 AM

67380. (a) The governing board of each community college district,
the Trustees of the California State University, the Board of
Directors of the Hastings College of the Law, the Regents of the
University of California, and the governing board of any
postsecondary educational institution receiving public funds for
student financial assistance shall do all of the following:
(1) Require the appropriate officials at each campus within their
respective jurisdictions to compile records of both of the following:
(A) All occurrences reported to campus police, campus security
personnel, or campus safety authorities of, and arrests for, crimes
that are committed on campus and that involve violence, hate
violence, theft, destruction of property, illegal drugs, or alcohol
(B) All occurrences of noncriminal acts of hate violence reported
to, and for which a written report is prepared by, designated campus
(2) Require any written record of a noncriminal act of hate
violence to include, but not be limited to, the following:
(A) A description of the act of hate violence.
(B) Victim characteristics.
(C) Offender characteristics, if known.
(3) (A) Make the information concerning the crimes compiled
pursuant to subparagraph (A) of paragraph
(1) available within two business days following the request of
any student or
employee of, or
applicant for admission to, any campus within their respective jurisdictions, or to
the media,
unless the information is the type of
information exempt from disclosure pursuant to subdivision (f) of
Section 6254 of the Government Code, in which case the information is
not required to be disclosed.
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