New Year, New Feminist Activism: Important Dates for Action in 2016

By Feminist Campus Team
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Happy New Year, fabulous feminists! We here at Feminist Campus want to wish you a year filled with warmth, wellness and feminist activism!

2015 was a big year for us-we built national mobilizations and movements, broke historical barriers,  made major strides in policy and legislation, created beautiful art and even gave Drake a feminist remix! In 2016, we want to go bigger, better and harder than we ever have-and we’ve compiled this handy dandy list of dates where you and your campus group can mobilize in the first half of 2016!

Part of Feminist Campus’s Feminist Resolutions are to keep growing our community of amazing activists, organizers and change makers-which we aim to achieve through our National Young Feminist Leadership Conference! Registration for Feminist Majority Foundation’s 12th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference is currently open! *shoots off confetti cannon*. Hop on over to our NYFLC 2016 portal to get connected to other attendees, stay up to date with information and to get excited to meet up with us in Washington, D.C.!

January

Cervical Health Awareness Month

National Poverty in America Awareness Month

National Stalking Awareness Month

Jan 3-9th-Women’s Self Empowerment Week

Jan 22nd– 43rd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade (D.C. area folks-if you’re around, join Feminist Campus for a press conference and peaceful presence at the Supreme Court! Keep your eyes peeled for more details, coming soon!)

February

Black History Month

Sexual Health Awareness  Month

Feb 2nd-National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Feb 14th-National Condom Day

Feb-14th-V Day

Feb 23th-March 1st– National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

March

Women’s History Month

March 8th-International Women’s Day

March 12th-14thFeminist Majority Foundation’s 12th Annual National Young Feminist Leadership Conference

March 10th-National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers

March 22nd-World Water Day

April

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

STI/STD Awareness Month

March 12th– Traditional Equal Pay

March 18th-Take Back the Night

March 20th-LGBTQIA Day of Silence

March 22nd-Earth Day

May

Arab American Heritage Month

 Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month

May 1-May Day

May 2-8th-Suicide Awareness Week

May 13th-Mother’s Day

May 13-19th-National Women’s Health Week

May 14th-National Women’s Check Up Day

May 17th-International Day against Homophobia

June

LGBTQIA Pride Month

June 23rd-43rd Anniversary of Title IX

June 27th-National HIV Testing Day

July

July 12th-Malala Day

July 28th-Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

May 2016 bring us health, wealth, and the full dismantling of the white supremacist cisgender capitalist heteropatriarchy that seeks to keep us from living our best lives and exploring the fullness of our liberation!

In solidarity,

Chelsea, Kelli, Mari and Edwith-Your Feminist Campus Organizers

By Feminist Campus Team

@feministcampus

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