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©

  • Jeanne Clark, In Sisterhood, PIttsburgh

    Jeanne Clark

    Jeanne Clark

    Jeanne K.C. Clark (b. 1949) was raised in Natrona Heights, PA. Ms. Clark was active in the anti-war and women’s health movements while a student at Boston University in the late 1960s.  Re …

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  • Ellie Smeal

    Eleanor Cutri Smeal

    Eleanor Cutri Smeal

    Eleanor Cutri Smeal (b. 1939) was raised in Erie, PA. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Duke University (1961) and received a master’s degree in political science and public administration from th …

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  • This Month in History

    February 9, 1972 – The Greater Pittsburgh Area NOW chapter proclaimed “Public Accommodations Week” to protest “men only” bars and dining rooms to conduct of business.Wilma Scott Heide and members of the Greater Pittsburgh Area NOW chapter integrated the “men only” section of Stouffer’s Grille in downtown Pittsburgh.

    February 6-9, 1979 –Pittsburgh NOW members rode buses to Springfield, IL to lobby legislators to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

    February 17, 1972 – Molly Rush and others start the Thomas Merton Center, a peace and justice organization, to protest the continuation of the war in Viet Nam.

    FEBRUARY BIRTHDAYS

    February 18, 1923: Alma Speed Fox was Executive Director of the local NAACP during the height of the civil rights movement. She was an active member of Pittsburgh NOW chapters and served on the board of national NOW.  She co-managed the Pittsburgh office for Shirley Chisholm’s campaign for President on the democratic ticket in the 1972 primary election.

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