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She’s The Best Answer To Donald Trump You Never Heard Of

Angry? Worried? Disillusioned? Heather Booth wants you. By David Wood Read the Online Article on HuffingtonPost.com Heather Booth doesn’t look like a revolutionary. She sits demurely on a sofa, dressed simply in black, fingering a silver necklace. She speaks softly, selecting her words with care and enunciating cleanly. Dignity. Respect. Community. But something comes over her when she begins [...]

May 17th, 2017|Women|

17th Berkshire Conference

June 1-4, 2017 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY Link to the Berkshire Conference Website Two tours have been organized as part of the Berkshire Conference offerings. Booking deadline: May 29. Tour #1:   Tour of Brooklyn Historical Society and the Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood Thursday, June 1, 2017: 12:45 PM-6:15 PM Meet at the Student Center Atrium/Registration Desk (Hofstra University) Join [...]

May 16th, 2017|Event|

Heather Booth Film Premiere in Chicago

Heather Booth: Changing the World 2016, Lilly Rivlin, USA, 60 min. Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL Fri, May 19th 7:45pm Sat, May 20th 7:30pm Chicago premiere! Heather Booth and Lilly Rivlin in person! The ongoing and ever-evolving legacy of activist and community organizer Heather Booth belongs in large part to Chicago. This documentary profile traces her journey from [...]

May 15th, 2017|Event, Film, Women|

New York Historical Society Center for Women’s History

About the center Our new Center for Women’s History—the first of its kind in the nation within the walls of a major museum—reveals the untold stories of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience. As a hub for scholarship and education, the new Center demonstrates how women across the spectrum of race, class, and culture [...]

May 9th, 2017|Art, News, Women|

New-York Historical Society’s revamped fourth floor traces NYC’s history

The new Henry Luce III Center focuses on women’s history in New York, among other topics From the NY Curbed.com | April 29, 2017 Link to Online Story by Jenna Scherer After five years of planning and three years of construction, the New-York Historical Society has unveiled the brand new Henry Luce III Center on the museum’s fourth floor. [...]

April 29th, 2017|News, Review, Women|

The Amateur Abortionists

From the NY Times | Sunday Review: Opinion | April 22, 2017 Link to the NY Times Article by Kate Manning Imagine a stay-at-home mom who can do an abortion. Or a college student. Imagine she knows how to administer local anesthesia, has the medicines to induce miscarriage, can dilate a cervix, scrape a uterus. Imagine a group — [...]

April 22nd, 2017|Film, Reproductive Justice, Women|

The First Museum Dedicated To American Women’s History Is Coming To New York City

Link to the Bustle.com Article By Ann-Derrick Gaillot It's here! The nation's first museum dedicated to women in American history is opening in New York City this spring, and it won't be the last. Brought to us by (and sharing a building with) the New York Historical Society, the Center for Women's History officially opens on April 29, though [...]

March 20th, 2017|Art, News, Women|

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, [...]

March 14th, 2017|Event, VFA, Women|

A Woman’s Place Is in History

Link to the New York Times Article 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 marches in Washington and around [...]

March 14th, 2017|Art, History, Women|

Farewell Our Great Friend, Aileen Hernandez

Aileen Clark 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 [...]

March 9th, 2017|News, NOW, Obituary|