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Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center

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. 157
921 S. 8th, Stop 8141
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID. 83209
(208) 282-3590
FAX (208) 282-5829





It’s On Us Resource Fair

September 14, 2023 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

East side Rendezvous Rotunda

Registration Link:  https://forms.gle/xgBkz7eNGhPAcBei7

It's On Us is an organization that works to combat sexual assault by engaging students in education and grass roots programs on campuses. It’s On Us has produced more than 50 viral videos, digital activations, and other large-scale culture change moments This event is to raise awareness of sexual assault. Sexual assault occurs on college campuses and  is a common problem. This event aims to bring awareness to help students understand how to be proactive. Join us and talk to local service providers. The It's On Us Pledge to end sexual assault will be available to take and photos will be taken and displayed on the DRC and GRC FB pages.

United Against Hate

September 26, 2023 from 5:30 A.M. to 7:30 P.M.

Wood and Little Wood rooms n Pond Student Union

Registration Link:

This event is a partnership with the Department of Justice and State Attorney’s Office for District of Idaho. It will feature a schedule of events that will focus on hate crimes including, the definition of hate crimes, local law enforcement perspective of hate crimes, a panel of hate crimes experts and other related speakers. This is a wonderful opportunity to ask questions and learn important information in our state.

Healthy Relationship Series  

Behind the Post

September 6, 2023 from 3:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Registration Link:  https://forms.gle/SKUnf4ypd5JRE2pM6

Zoom – Register and Zoom link will be e-mailed

Social media can skew our view of the relationships around us and influence our decision to stay in unhealthy ones. This workshop explores all 10 Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship and is your go-to for educating about digital consent and social media.


September 13, 2023 from 3:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Registration Link:  https://forms.gle/iicM6yGqJsxYEftW8

Zoom – Register and Zoom link will be e-mailed

This workshop is a product of the One Love Foundation. The one Love Foundation is dedicated to improving relationship health. This workshop will show a video of a possessive female partner and how it affects her male partner.


September 20, 2023 from 3:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Registration Link:  https://forms.gle/m3sf3cU9HagjnEqdA

Zoom – Register and Zoom link will be e-mailed 

Escalation is a compelling film that tells the story of an abusive relationship –– from its sweet beginnings to the tragic end. The authentic depiction of unhealthy behaviors escalating into violence helps you recognize and understand the early signs of relationship abuse.

Joining Hands For ISU DRC and GRC Welcome Come Paint with Us September 21, 2023 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/cFBGhUVrfbKoAt5n8
Rendezvous Suites A, B and C

Participants will draw their arm and hand on a piece of canvas paper. They will paint their hand with images and words that make up who they are as individuals. The hand will be cut out and attached to a circle with other hands. At the end we will have it made into a poster to be hung around campus. This is a creative project to showcase the ISU community and who we are!

Intervene Bystander Intervention Training

September 29, 2023 from 2:00 to 3:30

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/CKt4e7kdX8AZb7Dv8

Zoom – Must register to get ZOOM link

October 23, 2023 from 1:00 to 2:30

Registration Link:  https://forms.gle/2BSf9jzupBVwADtMA

Zoom – Must register to get ZOOM link

November 16, 2023 from 10:00 to 11:30

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/YXvSQuYRYbQRnPV67

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.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Purple Thursday for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 26, 2023 – All Day

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), and domestic violence continues to be a profound and pervasive social and public health crisis, crossing lines of class, race, ethnicity, and sexuality. Each year, 10 million women and men in the U.S. experience domestic violence. There are many forms of domestic abuse which can be verbal, emotional and/or physical. 

We are encouraged to wear purple to show support for those who have experienced domestic violence and abuse and let them know that help is for themselves and their families. To participate in the ‘Purple Thursday’ campaign on Thursday, October 26 please share a photo of you wearing purple on and for those who are ISU students and employees, please post the photo on https://facebook.com/isugrc

‘Go Purple’ Decorate your office for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

We will have fun prizes for those who decorate!

Offices and departments across campus are invited to decorate their spaces with information, facts and resources related to violence prevention. Purple decorations are encouraged.

What is Dating Violence?

October 19 from 3:00 to 5:00

Bengal Café in the Pond Student Union

Registration Link:  https://forms.gle/2rMUA9KPmn8EWgGh6 

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? The panel will answer these questions.


Stop by: Rendezvous 157
Call: 208-282-3590
E-mail: richstep@isu.edu 
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