University of Colorado Boulder student group hosting Semana de la Muxer events this week

If you go

What: Semana de la Muxer

Cost: Free

Day 1: Self-care and game night

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday

Where: University Memorial Center, Room 417

Day 2: Screening of “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson”

When: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Hellems Arts and Sciences, Room 211

Day 3: Womxn of color panel

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday

Where: Visual Arts Complex, Room 1B20

Day 4: Noche de arte

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday

Where: CU Boulder Recreation Center, Ice rink overlook room

More info: Visit the on UMAS y MEXA de CU Boulder‘s Facebook page

A Chicanx and Latinx student group at the University of Colorado is hosting a week-long series of events to celebrate National Women‘s History Month.

The Semana de la Muxer is sponsored by UMAS y MEXA, which stands for United Mexican American Students y Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán.

The events begin Monday and feature a women of color panel, self-care night and a documentary screening. The week is meant to celebrate the “strength, intelligence and powerful femmes and women,” according to a news release.

Denver mayoral candidate Lisa Calderón, prison abolitionist and activist Elisabeth Epps, Project VOYCE co-founder Candi CdeBaca, and visual artist Johanna Toruño will sit on the women of color panel on Thursday and discuss “the struggles and triumphs and race and gender as professionals” in each of their fields.

“The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson,” a documentary that investigates the death of a gay liberation activist and drag queen, will be screened on Tuesday. There also a is Noche de Arte on Friday, at which attendees can make papier-mâché womxn statues.

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