California State University
5241 N. Maple
Fresno, California 93740
The Center for Women and Culture also use
volunteers and interns as a part of their staff each
The Women’s Resource Center at California State
University, Fresno is established to enhance the learning,
work, and life experiences of women in the university
community and to educate the campus on women’s issues.
The Women’s Resource Center is a compassionate,
inclusive, feminist place that provides a sense of belonging,
advocacy, and resources for the campus community. It
promotes success and nurtures holistic growth and
development through various opportunities, activities, and
events that focus on women with an eye toward gender,
founded in a framework that is fully inclusive of diversity.
Empowered women lead the campus community in self-
actualizing activities. The Women’s Resource Center
(WRC) and its purpose are known campus-wide. Women,
men, students, staff, and faculty, all feel comfortable
walking into the WRC to participate or seek services. The
WRC reaches out to the campus community to help create
a climate that embraces equality. The WRC leads a full
spectrum of activist/advocacy efforts in areas concerning
women, all of which serve an educational purpose. The
activities and staff inspire the campus community to
collaborate to eradicate sexism, racism, heterosexism,
ableism, xenophobia, and other forms of discrimination
that women may experience.
To provide a physical space in which women can share with each other,
learn in a collaborative rather than competitive fashion, and seek
growth-promoting experiences consistent with the unique modes of
learning and communication.
To provide referral and peer counseling support services to anyone who
is coping with personal transitions, crisis or any other life experiences
for which they need nonjudgmental guidance and support.
To promote the eradication of individual and institutional sexism,
racism, heterosexism, classism and other forms of prejudice and
discrimination which affect all of us in a university community.
To promote choices and expanded options for women in leading
fulfilling, productive lives.
To provide women with a variety of intellectual, cultural, social, artistic,
recreational, and professional growth activities the celebrate the
multicultural composition of our community and promote healthful
lifestyles and non-violenct relationships.
Ladies Lunch Express
Sistah to Sistah
Take Back the Night
Latino Heritage Festival
The commonalities between
the Center for Woman and
Culture and social work are
within the core values of
The workshops and training are
geared toward the importance of
human relationships, cultural
competences, and competence in
self, and services.
The center services that are
provided or serviced with social
justice in mind. Treating the
individual with dignity, with
integrity, and worth.
The center has a strong
commitment to their clients, they
always use ethical standards.
Mrs. Francine Oputa is always
looking for ways to connect with
the population in a professional
manner. In order to connect them
with the services flyers printed
out, E-mails or send, and word of
mouth. With the help of other
Why are there so many
organizations to answer
the problem, but no
answers to solve the
problem? I wonder if
every one in the world
could not see color, what
would it be like. Would
there be suffering, social
in justices, oppression,
poverty? Would we need
organizations like the
center for Women and
Culture. What do you
think when you see this