Affiliated Organizations

Affiliated Organizations
Recognized Students Organizations (RSO) and other groups that meet in the Women's Center's Group Room (Room 338).

The Women's Center is proud to be affiliated with groups on campus that promote gender equity and other important topics. There are available support and discussion groups as well as resources that the Women's Center provides.

United By Yarn

United by Yarn is a club for knitting, crocheting, quilting, sewing, and more! We are open to any skill level. We can teach you how to knit or crochet. We provide yarn, needles, and hooks for use during our meetings. Our members bring their personal projects and hang out. We spend two hours de-stressing by watching movies and eating snacks while we work. If this sounds fun, come to one of our meetings and see for yourself.

Meeting time: Mondays, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Executive Board: Maria Maxon (president), Connor Nichols (primary programmer), Taylor DeMint (treasurer)

Contact information: maria@maxons.net

Breastfeeding Mothers' Support Group

Breastfeeding Mothers’ Group is a free support group for breast-feeding mothers returning to school or work. It is open to students, staff, and faculty. Participants may attend while pregnant or after the baby is born. Nursing babies welcome! A scale will be provided for those wanting to do a pre- and post- feeding weight.

Meeting time: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Facilitators: Jenny Maestas (group leader), Kacey Nelkin Pedersen (group leader)

Contact information: knelkinpedersen2@unl.edu

Let's Talk with CAPS

Let’s Talk w/ CAPS gives students the opportunity to visit with a certified mental health staff in a less clinical setting. It aims to ensure that accessible and proper treatment is made available. It also seeks to fight against the cultural stigma and fear that prevent many students from seeking mental health services, especially within a medical setting.

Meeting time: Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 PM

Facilitator: Scott Winrow, PhD (Licensed Psychologist)

Contact information: swinrow2@unl.edu

UNL Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): 402.472.7450

Latina Discussion and Support Group

Escuchar, Apoyar, Celebrar

A group for Latina women to support and empower, discuss and reflect, listen and understand, and mentor and guide.

Meeting time: Tuesdays, 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Facilitator: Patricia Cerda-Lizarraga, PhD, PLP (Provisionally Licensed Psychologist)

Contact information: https://caps.unl.edu

UNL Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): 402.472.7450

Pagan Life

Pagan Life is an organization to promote the interests of pagan, Wiccan, druidic, shamanic and polytheist students. Devoted to the free exchange of ideas and information for and about pagans, the group will network students on campus, communicate and cooperate with similar groups in Nebraska and at other schools, and educate the community at large about the meaning and nature of Paganism. Potential activities will include participation in local festivals; speakers and symposia discussing mythology and its importance in modern life; film nights, musical events, and other "storytelling" events; and activities promoting respect and care for the Earth. It is an open-discussion group and everyone is welcome to join.

Meeting time: Wednesdays, 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Executive Board: Amantha Dickman (president), Dana Kleinjan (treasurer), Genessa Eddy (primary programmer)

Contact information: unlpaganlife@gmail.com

Education & Outreach GA

Chase Wolinski

340 Nebraska Union

(402) 472-2597

wcoutreach@unl.edu