Speak Up


Students Promoting Equality, Awareness, & Knowledge: University Progressives.

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Speak Up

This club is going to be addressing issues on the GU campus such as:

  • Safety on campus
  • Lack of diversity of voices
  • Lack of resources for students on campus
  • Gender equality and issues pertaining to male and female gender stereotypes that bind what people are allowed to do; being the true you.
  • Global social issues i.e.: sex trafficking, unsafe child birth, genital mutilation etc.
Club History

Formerly the Women’s Studies Club, we were renamed and revamped in January of 2009.

Some of the activities we have done:
  • Raised funds to donate to the Fistula Foundation and showed a film to raise awareness of this issue
  • Volunteer work at St. Margaret’s Shelter
  • AVADE ® Self-defense workshop
  • Nightmare on Boone: Sexual Assault Awareness
  • Sponsor of Take Back the Night
  • Showing of "Iron Jawed Angels" in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in Washington.
Future Events

Sponsorship of play in Spring 2011 (To Be Determined)

Dr. Patsy Fowler
Associate Professor of English, Director
502 E. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258-0018
ENGL Phone: (509) 313-6700
WGST Phone: (509) 313-5845
Email: fowlerp2@gonzaga.edu

Office: Robinson House #203
Hours: MWF 10-11:30 (ENGL)
W 2:00-12:00 (ENGL)
TTh 10:00-12:00 (WGST)
TTh 12:00-2:00 (both)