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©

  • Nancy Reese, In Sisterhood

    Nancy Reese

    Nancy Reese

    Member, Squirrel Hill NOW, 1980-present Co-President, Squirrel Hill NOW, 1986-1988 Chapter Representative, Southwest Council of NOW Chapters, 1987-1990 …

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  • Barbara Hafer, In Sisterhood, Pittsburgh

    Barbara Hafer

    Barbara Hafer

    Barbara Hafer (b.1943) was raised in suburban Pittsburgh. Like her grandmother, aunt and sister, Barbara became a nurse.  She worked as a public health nurse in the Mon Valley, an industrial region …

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  • This Month in History

    September 10, 1969 – Gerald Gardner filed a formal complaint on behalf of the Greater Pittsburgh Area Chapter of NOW against the Pittsburgh Press for continuing to publish “help wanted” ads separately for women and men after the sex discrimination was banned in Pittsburgh.

    September 20, 1972 – Pennsylvania became the 21st state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

    September 21, 1975 – Members of Pittsburgh NOW chapters picketing in front of the Federal Building in downtown Pittsburgh calling attention to the need for childcare for working women.

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