VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: LINDA GINENTHALadmin2020-04-09T09:45:55+00:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
“Organizing Is In My Blood!”
ERA Organizer. LGBT Rights, Abortion and Reproductive Rights advocate. Bicycling and Walking Promotions and Encouragement Campaigns. Gertrude Stein Democratic Club; Northwest SpeakOut; Women’s Commission – Washington DC. NOW and NARAL, 1979 to 1993. Program Director for the City of Portland Oregon Bureau of Transportation. Co-chaired International “Open Streets” Summit in 2016; Architect and Initiator of Portland’s Sunday Parkways program with 100,000 Participants Annually.
Interviewed by Mary Jean Collins, VFA Historian at the UIC Richard J. Daley Library, Chicago, IL, June 15, 2019
Photo 1. Linda wearing her original “Van Plan” t-shirt. Photo 2. Linda in the center with additional NOW DC Field Staff members, circa 1980’s.