Feminist Reunion 2017 – We Won’t Go Back

June 10, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Street South, New York, NY 10012 Women's music Open mike Meet your friends FREE DVD of Women's Music & Feminists' favorite photos Handicap Accessible Join with us in collecting, creating & sharing our photos. Email your favorites today to Joan Casamo (If you can, include names, place, date [...]

2017-05-25T23:48:17+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Event, VFA, Women|

A Woman’s Place Is in History

From the NY Times | March 14, 2017 By Elizabeth A. Harris The New-York Historical Society's Center for Women's History will open its doors this spring, a season many expected to spend settling into life with the United States' first female president. Instead, the country finds itself in a different moment, one that brought millions of people to women's [...]

2017-05-25T23:45:36+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Art, History, Women|

Obituary: Farewell Our Great Friend, Aileen Hernandez

May 23, 1926 - February 13, 2017 The only woman appointed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965 to the first EEOC, Hernandez has spent a lifetime working to improve the political and economic status of minority groups and women. A native of Brooklyn, NY, she moved to California in 1951 to become an organizer and later education and public [...]

2017-06-13T00:09:03+00:00 March 9th, 2017|News, NOW, Obituary|

Dolley Madison and Her Peers Ran Their Own ‘Pussy-Hat’ Brigade

From the NY Times | March 9, 2017 by Jennifer Schuessler Before there were “pussy hats,” there were the women of Revolutionary-era America. “We possess a Spirit that will not be conquered,” Abigail Adams wrote to her husband in September 1776, as the fight for independence raged. “If our Men are all drawn off and we should be attacked, [...]

2017-05-25T23:54:56+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Art, History|

Sharing Our Stories: The Second Wave Feminist Movement

Friday, March 31, 2017 Durham Hilton, Durham, North Carolina Visit the Official Website for Details and Tickets: www.SharingOurStories2017.org Historians and Feminists: An Intergenerational Conversation A dialogue between Second Wave activists and young historians will ensure that the full story of the Women’s Movement is told to current day historians who are researching, writing and teaching about women’s history and [...]

2017-05-25T23:58:38+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Event, VFA|