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Collin College Kicks Off Spring Dignity Initiative Series with Two Events in March

February 20, 2024

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The Dignity Initiative program logo

Collin College will kick off the spring Dignity Initiative series with two events in March. Both events are free and open to the public. The Dignity Initiative is a districtwide effort organized by the Collin College Committee Against Gender Violence and Oppression to educate and provide action steps to end gender-based oppression.

The events planned for March are the following:

Healthy Relationships and Creating a Consent Culture

March 5, 2:30-4 p.m.

Andrea-Mennen Welcome Center multipurpose room (W105), McKinney Campus

Amy Lawrence, The Turning Point educator, will address what healthy relationships look like, common warning signs of unhealthy relationships, and how to create a healthy culture of consent.  

Contact Monica Cubberly mcubberly@collin.edu or Salena Parker spparker@collin.edu for more information.

 

Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric Film Screening and Moderated Discussion March 21, 3-5 p.m.

Living Legends Conference Center, Plano Campus

In this 2017 documentary film Katie Couric travels across the U.S. to talk with scientists, psychologists, activists, authors, and families about the complex issue of gender.  The film is 92 minutes long and rated TV PG. A 25-minute moderated discussion will follow the film screening. 

Contact Jules Sears jsears@collin.edu or Linda Sears lsears@collin.edu for more information.

For campus locations, visit www.collin.edu/campuses. For more information about The Dignity Initiative and future events, visit www.collin.edu/community/dignity/.

Collin College serves more than 58,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 200 degrees and certificates, including a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), a Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Cybersecurity, a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Construction Management, and a new Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Clinical Operations Management. The only public college based in Collin County, Collin College is a partner to business, government, and industry, providing customized training and workforce development. For more information, visit www.collin.edu.