Save the Date: Aug. 26, 2020 – Unveiling of Women’s Rights Monument in NYC

Join Monumental Women® for the Unveiling of Our Women's Rights Pioneers Monument on the Mall in NYC Central Park, the First Statue of Real Women in the Park’s 167-year History. Move History Forward. The Statue Fund is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, tax-exempt on both federal and state levels, as well as a registered charity. All contributions are tax-deductible. #MonumentalWomen is a campaign [...]

2020-01-22T15:42:28+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Virginia Passes ERA in Historic Vote

Both chambers of Virginia’s General Assembly passed the Equal Rights Amendment Wednesday, January 15, marking a watershed moment in the nearly century-long effort to add protections for women to the U.S. Constitution. The House gallery was packed beyond its 102-seat capacity, with Virginia first lady Pam Northam and her daughter, Aubrey Northam, making a rare appearance to bear witness. ERA [...]

2020-01-17T14:02:50+00:00January 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

A New Youth-Led Movement to Ratify the ERA

A new youth-led group is working hard to further one of the most important causes we have been fighting for. They are looking for people and groups to join their coalition. Please check out the links below and see what they are doing! Generation Gender Equality is a coalition of groups that are youth-led, have high youth engagement, and/or [...]

2020-01-13T07:23:31+00:00January 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Ann Juliano Jawin, 1922 – December 31, 2019

Ann Juliano Jawin, founder of the Center for the Women of New York and a pioneer who dedicated her life to women’s equality and empowerment, died on Dec. 31. She was 97 years old. News of Jawin’s death came less than a month after she celebrated the grand opening of a brand new women’s center in Fort Totten. Members [...]

2020-01-03T15:47:39+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|