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Community Issues Forum Past events

As part of our commitment to engaged scholarship and community involvement, the Center organizes periodic Community Issues Forums.  These public events provide an opportunity for scholars, service providers, policy makers, and the general community to discuss topics of particular concern to women in Memphis, Tennessee.


Our Most Recent Forum: April 22, 2009, 3 - 5 p.m., The Urban Child Institute

Nowhere to Hide:  A Look at the Pervasive Atmosphere of Sexual Harassment in Memphis Area Middle and High Schools

Presentation of
Report Findings  
Dr. Lynda M. Sagrestano, Director, Center for Research on Women

Questions from Audience and Panel Discussion

Panelists:

Deborah M. Clubb, Executive Director, Memphis Area Women’s Council

Kathryn S. Whitted, Ph.D., Department of Social Work, University of Memphis

Janelle Williams, Graduate Student

Brandy Flynn, Graduate Student

Rachel Kannady, Graduate Student

2009

Nowhere to Hide:  A Look at the Pervasive Atmosphere of Sexual Harassment in Memphis Area Middle and High Schools

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Many Rivers to Cross:  Health & Related Barriers to Women's Economic Self-Sufficiency in Memphis.

2005

Teen Sex in the Bluff City: Examining the Implications of Teenage Sexual Behaviors on Girls' Health in Memphis.  (more info)

2004

Trading Justice: NAFTA's New Links and Conflicts

2003

A Living Wage: What is a Living Wage for Memphis?

2002 

The Status of Women in Tennessee

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