Sankalp Rehabilitation Trust: Improving the Quality of Life for Drug Users and Their Families

Sankalp Rehabilitation Trust: Improving the Quality of Life for Drug Users and Their Families
  • In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh©, 1967-1989, is an oral history and multimedia project designed to promote a deeper understanding and appreciation of an inspiring aspect of the region’s history and to highlight how progress was achieved through the hard work and determination of a diverse group of local grassroots activists.


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    A Celebration of Women’s Equality Day

    On August 26, 2013, friends of In Sisterhood: The Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh met at BE Galleries in Lawrenceville to commemorate the 93rd anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment to…

    Sisterhood in Pittsburgh Panel Discussion

    Jeanne Clark, Alma Speed Fox, Cindy Judd Hill, Sister Patricia McCann and Molly Rush participated in a panel discussion moderated by Pat Ulbrich entitled,”Sisterhood in Pittsburgh: women’s liberation from the…

    Exhibit Reception at Indiana University of Pennsylvania

    The Opening Reception for In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh and BridgeBuilders multimedia exhibits took place on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the University Museum, Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


    The YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh is the fiscal sponsor of In Sisterhood: The Women's Movement in Pittsburgh

    The YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh is the fiscal sponsor of
    In Sisterhood: The Women's Movement in Pittsburgh©

  • Kathy Fein

    Katherine Fein

    Katherine Fein

    Co-Founder & Member, Allegheny County Bar Association - Legal Rights of Women Section, 1975-2011 Staff Attorney, Pennsylvania Human Relations, 1979-1984, 1994-2010 …

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    Doreen Boyce

    Doreen Boyce

    Doreen Vaughan Boyce (b. 1934) and her family immigrated to Pittsburgh in 1962. Ms. Boyce began teaching economics at Chatham College in 1963 and served as Provost and Dean of Faculty from 1974-1980 …

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  • This Month in History

    May 2, 1977 – Birmingham Bookstore opened in Pittsburgh.  It was the first feminist bookstore in the city.

    May 8, 1985 – Wilma Scott Heide, founder of the Greater Pittsburgh Area NOW chapter and the third President of the National Organization for women, died of a heart attack in Norristown, PA.

    May 1971 – Following a campaign led by Pennsylvania NOW chapters, voters in a statewide referendum ratified the Equal Rights Amendment that had been proposed when the Commonwealth’s Constitution was revised in 1969.

    May 11, 1975 – The Mothers’ Day of Outrage instigated by Jeanne Clarke brought 4000 pro-choice demonstrators to the Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C. to publicize the amount of money the Catholic Church had spent to enforce compulsory pregnancy.

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