By Cynthia Lee
The Michigan State University, Iota Phi Theta fraternity has been making a impact on their community. Their biggest project they held was their Women’s Appreciation Week they had. The Women’s Appreciation Week consisted of a whole week of events, focused on women.
Monday: Message To My Sisters
The week started off with a spoken word and performances, centered around women achievement and appreciation in Akers Hall. The fraternity collaborated with dance team MSU Chaos, and East Back Caucus.
Tuesday: Women’s Health & Wellness
As health and wellness as the focus at Berkey hall. Nutrition as well exercise was discusses. The organization also executed how to do certain exercises. In addition with information and resources for a better lifestyle.
Wednesday: Women In The Workforce
Berkey hall was the location again, this time in collaboration with Daughters of the Collective. This event highlighted the statistics and stereotypes, surrounding women in the workforce. The discussion consisted of history, facts, equal pay, and women in leadership positions.
Thursday: “For Colored Girls” Screening & Discussion
The Tyler Perry Movie “For Colored Girls” was the movie, as well topic at Wells Hall. The purpose was to empower women. The discussion was based on the different challenges women have to face.
Friday: Women In Civil Rights
The organization Successful Black Women collaborated, with the Iotas for their event at Hubbard hall.This event highlighted the impact women had, during the civil rights movement.
Saturday: Community Service/ Sunday: Praise & Worship
Saturday was spent at the Jenison Field House, for the the MSU NAISO 33rd Annual Pow Wow of Life. The following Sunday was a church service day, in collaboration with MSU Gospel Choir at Wonders Kiva.