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Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center

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Welcome to the Idaho State University (ISU) Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center (GRC). The GRC has been on the ISU campus since 1998. The GRC was created by the ISU Student Senate to honor the very well respected Dean of Student Affairs, Janet C. Anderson who was retiring and whom the center is named after.


Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center
Rendezvous Bldg. Rm. 235
921 S. 8th, Stop 8141
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID. 83209
(208) 282-2805
FAX (208) 282-5829


Stacey Gibson

Director, Office of Equity & Inclusion

Office: Rendezvous 157A

(208) 282-3973

Stephanie Richardson

Stephanie Richardson

GRC Assistant Director

Office: Rendezvous 235

(208) 282-3590




Bengal's Dry Bar Happy Hour

August 25, 2021 from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Bengal Cafe in the Pond Student Union

Free drinks,  appetizers, music  and trivia. Come  pick up your  special glass!

Lambda Qi Open House

September 26, 2021 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Student Health Center on the 2nd floor

Free appetizers, drinks and music.

Let's Dance ISU

September 1, 2021 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Quad Amphitheater by the Pond Student Union

DJ, dancing,  free ice cream,  drinks.

T-Shirt Tie-Dying

September 8, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
East Entrance to Rendezvous by Cadet Field

Free food  snacks, free shirts, tie-dyeing  supplies, and  music.

It's On Us pledge to end sexual assault on campus

September 15, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
East Entrance to Rendezvous by Cadet Field

Take the pledge, free photos, free food, snacks,  drinks, and  music. Meet your campus care staff.

Canvas Painting

September 22, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
Rendezvous Suites A, B and C

Light refreshment, free canvas and painting supplies,  drinks, and  music. Paint using dots of paint then squeegee over the paint to produce a line of people holding hand. This painting shows the connection of the campus community.

DRC and GRC Open House

September 29, 2021 from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
DRC and GRC Centers

Free cocoa,  coffee, tea,  water, cookies,  and music.

What is Dating Violence?

October 21, 2021 from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
North and Middle Fork Rooms in the Pond Student Union

Domestic/Dating abuse can make itself evident in a few ways, and this panel discussion will feature experts who can illustrate how to recognize signs of abuse. What do you do if you, or someone close to you is in a violent relationship? What do you need to expect if you report someone for abuse? What resources are available on campus and in the community? The panel will answer these questions.

Domestic/Dating Violence Awareness Month Pumpkin Painting

October 28, 2021 from 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Quad Lounge in the Pond Student Union

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. College-aged women (between 16-24) have the highest per capita rate of intimate partner violence. 21% of college students report having experienced dating violence by a current partner, and 32% of college students report experiencing dating violence by a previous partner. Peer pressure, the presence of drugs and alcohol, stressful schedules, tight-knit friend groups, and social media contribute to higher rates of abuse, sexual assault, and stalking for students. Young people also have limited relationship experience, and often if a high school relationship was at all violent or unhealthy, it is likely that future college relationships will be unhealthy too.

Join the ISU Gender Resource Center and Family Services Alliance in painting pumpkins to bring awareness to this important topic. Family Service Alliance will have resources and information available for attendees.






Intervene Bystander Intervention Training

August 30, 2021 from 12:00 to 1:30

Registration Link:

Zoom – Must register to get ZOOM link


September 28, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:30

Registration Link:

Zoom – Must register to get ZOOM link


October 27, 2021 from 2:00 P.M. to 3:30 P.M.

Registration Link:

Zoom – Must register to get ZOOM link

  • Video: The online 20-minute video Intervene includes brief filmed scenarios demonstrating ways in which student bystanders can successfully intervene in problematic situations. Seven different situations are addressed, including sexual assault, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence (emotional abuse), hazing, alcohol emergency, emotional distress, and bias. Characters in the film represent the diverse identities of college student populations including race, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and ability.

  • Workshop: 60-minute workshop the provides an opportunity for students to view the video with others and engage in a facilitated conversation to reflect upon the attitudes and behaviors that influence the process of intervening as an individual or with assistance. Participants also discuss additional related scenarios not included in the film.

Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium

November 5, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Wood and Little Wood River Rooms in the Pond Student Union

Join us on November 5, 2021, in the Wood and Little Wood River Rooms, located in the Pond Student Union, from 10:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M., for the “Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium.” This event is free and open to everyone including: service providers, and community members. Parking will be free in Lot #1, next to the Pond Student Union.

Human trafficking spans across the United States and occurs in every state, including Idaho. There is a network of people that target individuals and can reach victims through a variety of means. The industry is growing in profitability, making human trafficking appealing to many and increasing the number of young people falling victim to traffickers. The symposium will present information on human trafficking.

This event is being hosted by the Gender Resource Center at Idaho State University.

"Sex Trafficking in Idaho"

Jennifer Zielinski, Executive Director of

Idaho Anti-Trafficking Coalition

10:15 to 11:10

“Chosen” - Film

The true story of two teen girls tricked by traffickers–

11:10 to 11:35

“Chosen Gang Edition”- Film

Lured by the promise of love and protection, Maria was recruited by a gang at 12 years old.

11:35 to 11:50


11:50 to 12:30

“Invading the Darkness-Inside the Historic Fight Against Child Sex Trafficking in the United States”

Linda Smith, Founder and President of Shared Hope

12:30 to 1:30

“Missing and Murdered Indigenous People”

Tai Simpson

Idaho Coalition Against Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence

1:30 to 3:00


Stop by: Rendezvous 235
Call: 208-282-2805
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