Highlander Empowerment Referendum

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HESSR was voted for and funded by students to support UC Riverside’s Ethnic & Gender Programs, including: African Student Programs, Asian Pacific Student Programs, Chicano Student Programs, LGBT Resource Center, Middle Eastern Student Center, Native American Student Programs, and Women's Resource Center.  Exlore the many empowering events supported by the referendum.

Upcoming Events

Unity Hour

Join your favorite feminists on campus for food and community! Take part in our community intention setting for our space and impact in the new year.

1/22 12pm

Join us for our winter quarter self-defense class. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

1/28 6pm
Queer Studies Launch Party

A historic minor has a new name. Please join us at the Queer Studies Launch Party as we bring together faculty, students, and the campus community to...

1/29 2pm
Feminist Friday: Intersectional Disability Identity

Join us to have a conversation on how disability intersects with our various other identities. Food provided!

1/31 12pm
ITEC College Exploration Day (Hosted at USC)*

USC will host the 6 th Annual ITEC College Exploration Day on Saturday, February 1 st . The Inter-Tribal Education Collaborative (ITEC) is a collaboration of...

2/1 8am

Recent Events

CCC + LGBTQ+ Summit


Feminist Friday


Native Jam Night


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