End Period Poverty on EMU's Campus

EMU Changing the Cycle is on a mission to end period poverty on EMU’s campus by making sure that everyone at EMU has access to free period products when they need them. We've teamed up with Aunt Flow to provide free organic pads and tampons in twenty-one bathrooms across campus, and will be expanding to more bathrooms in the future! To learn which bathrooms have Aunt Flow dispensers, visit the Find Bathroom webpage.

Upcoming Events

  • SpOoOoky Scavenger Hunt - 10/27, 11am-7pm, All Over Campus! Expand dropdown
    Use the online map on our website or stop by the DCI Hub to pick up a paper map to guide your search, and then use your detective skills to locate each of the 18 Aunt Flow Dispensers on the main campus! Once you've found a dispenser, scan the QR code beside it and fill out the Google Form to record your time. The team and individual who complete the hunt in the shortest amount of time will win spOoOoOoky prize baskets!
     
    Don't feel the need for speed? You can still win a prize basket with our Instagram raffle and photo contest! Take photos of you and your team on your hunt, include your team name in your caption, and use the hashtag #DispenserDetectives to earn entries in the drawing. Each photo that you post with the hashtag gets you an additional raffle entry, and the most creative photo will win our contest prize!
     
    Click here to register for the hunt!
  • Paint Your Flow 11/03, 5-7pm, The Intersection (Room 270) Expand dropdown
    Join EMU Changing the Cycle and the Women's Resource Center to paint what menstruation means to you while learning about the importance of fighting the stigma of talking about periods and period poverty. Painting supplies are provided for free but space is limited, so be sure to pre-register here. LBC Approved!
  • EMU Changing the Cycle Movie Night 11/10, 7-9pm, Student Center Auditorium Expand dropdown

    The movie poster for the Disney Pixar Film Turning Red. It shows Meilin standing in front of her giant red panda persona

    Come join our Social Work 350 interns at a movie night and learn why it's important to be a part of the fight against the stigma around periods! Snacks will be available to purchase, all proceeds will go toward buying more 100% organic pads and tampons to keep our dispensers full.

Need more than a few pads or tampons?

Swoop’s Food Pantry has packages of pads and tampons, as well as menstrual cups, available for students to pick up. To get your whole cycle covered, please visit Swoop's website.

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