If you are ever feeling frustrated, hopeless, or depressed, please reach out to the Center for Wellness and Wellbeing. Our therapists are confidential and can provide a safe space to share your thoughts and feelings.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 310-434-4503 to make an appointment today.
- You can also use SMC’s 24/7 emotional support hotline exclusively for SMC students. Call 800-691-6003.
Santa Monica College offers the EASE Program at no cost for college employees (and immediate family members). EASE is an assessment and brief counseling service which includes free face-to-face counseling, phone consultations, and referrals to other community mental wellness resources.
- Call 800-882-1341
The Gender Equity Center is dedicated to creating an equitable community at SMC by addressing and challenging gender inequity through education, empowerment of women, consciousness raising, activism, and allyship. If you are interested in these issues and would like to attend their meetings please contact Lisa Winter at Winter_Lisa@smc.edu.
Assistant Director, Human Resources, Compliance and Title IX
- Women’s March Action focuses on non-partisan voter education, civic engagement and
advocacy on issues affecting women.
- Information about the upcoming May 14 march and resources are available at the Women’s March Action website.
- As the grassroots arm of the women’s movement, the National Organization for Women is dedicated to its multi-issue and multi-strategy approach to women’s rights, and is the largest organization of feminist grassroots activists in the United States.
- The Women's Rights Committee (WRC) is a group of concerned and motivated women's rights advocates from Los Angeles who seek to support the Women's Rights Division through public education events, media outreach and fundraising.
- The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum works to build a movement for social, political, and structural change for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women and girls.
- The mission of the National Congress of Black Women is to vigorously advocate for equality and empowerment of Black women, their families and communities throughout the nation and around the world.
- National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice (the Latina Institute) builds Latina/x power to fight for the fundamental human right to reproductive health, dignity, and justice. The organization centers Latina/x voices, mobilizes the communities, transforms the cultural narrative, drives policy change, amplifies the grassroots power and thought leadership of Latinas/xs across the country to fuel a larger reproductive justice movement.
- In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda is a national-state partnership focused on lifting up the voices of Black women leaders at the national and regional levels in our fight to secure Reproductive Justice for all women, femmes, and girls. The eight strategic partners are Black Women for Wellness, Black Women’s Health Imperative, New Voices for Reproductive Justice, SisterLove, Inc. SisterReach, SPARK Reproductive Justice NOW, The Afiya Center and Women With A Vision.
- A reproductive rights advocacy organization that works with college students. Mission: URGE envisions a liberated world where we can live with justice, love freely, express our gender and sexuality, and define and create families of our choosing. To achieve a vision of liberation, URGE builds power and sustains a young people’s movement for reproductive justice by centering the leadership of young people of color who are women, queer, trans, nonbinary, and people of low-income.
- Read more about the history of Reproductive Justice at the Sister Song Collective.
- For a reminder of the role of the Black feminist responses to oppression, watch adrienne maree brown’s video. brown has also been listing resources on her stories.
- If you need access to abortion care or want to support an organization that provides
such funds: National Network of Abortion Funds.
- For information about self-managed abortions, see Aid for Access.
- For a history of self-managed abortions read about the Jane Collective, a Chicago group that provided access to abortions in the Pre-Roe years.