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WVU Parkersburg to host Dr. Cris Mayo for transgender awareness training on Nov. 26

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host Dr. Cris Mayo, distinguished scholar in the field of gender studies, on Monday, Nov. 26 for two transgender awareness training sessions. Both trainings, sponsored by WVU Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee, are free and

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WVU Parkersburg to host solo play by actress Qurrat Ann Kadwani on Nov. 14

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In observance of International Education Week, West Virginia University at Parkersburg will host award-winning actress, producer, and philanthropist, Qurrat Ann Kadwani, for a performance of her solo play, “They Call Me ‘Q,’” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in

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WVU Parkersburg to host Clothesline Project in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness month

The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Criminal Justice student organization will host the local Domestic Violence Clothesline Project to raise awareness and advocate against violence, and bring to light the stories of victims and survivors in the region. The project

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WVU Parkersburg to host transgender singer and songwriter on Oct. 11 in observance of Coming Out Day

In observance of the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day, West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee will host Namoli Brennet, transgender singer/songwriter, for her program, “We Belong” on Thursday, Oct. 11 at noon in the college theater.

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WVU Parkersburg to host human trafficking presentation on Sept. 6

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West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Social Justice Committee will host Dr. Patrick Kerr on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 6:30 p.m. for an informative presentation, “Understanding Human Trafficking in West Virginia: A Statewide Perspective on a Worldwide Problem.” The presentation will

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