In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh 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.

In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh 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.
  • Pat Ulbrich, Maureen McHugh and Irene Frieze at the American Women in Psychology Conference, Pittsburgh, March 4, 2016Irene Frieze, Ph.D. receives the YWCA's Tribute to Women's Award for Education, May 26, 2016Verna Corey, Karen Feinstein, Pat Ulbrich, <i>Steeped in History</i> Tea and Tour of Wilpen Hall, November 14, 2015Documenting Our History panel at NOW's 50th Anniversary Conference, June 24, 2016NOW members Carol McCullough, Pat Ulbrich, Phyllis Wetherby (standing) with Kathy Wilson at the Pittsburgh Bicentennial Parade on July 9, 2016
  • 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.


    What's Happening

    Women who integrated Pittsburgh Labor Unions in the 1970s

    Opening Reception
    August 26, 2016, 6:00-9:00 pm
    Rivers of Steel Gallery
    Bost Bulding
    623 E. Eight Street
    Homestead, PA 15120

    The Sisterhood: Women in Pittsburgh Labor Unions

    Exhibit Opening
    Bost Building Gallery
    Homestead, PA
    Friday, July 22, 2016


    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©

  • Kathleen Wilson, In Sisterhood

    Kathleen Wilson

    Kathleen Wilson

    Kathleen Wilson (b. 1943) was raised in Bloomfield, a predominantly white neighborhood in Pittsburgh, and earned both a B.A. in psychology and M.A. in special education from the University of …

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  • Jan Cole

    Jan Cole

    Jan Cole

    Owner, Women’s Work, 1974-1989 Co-Owner, Queen Maeve Productions, 1977-1981 Staff, Persad, 1989-2000 …

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  • July 1, 1969 – Wilma Scott Heide is appointed to a three-year term as a Commissioner for the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. » Continue Reading