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©

  • Dorothy (aka Cindy) Judd Hill

    Dorothy (aka Cindy) Judd Hill

    Dorothy (aka Cindy) Judd Hill

    Dorothy (aka Cindy) Judd Hill (b. 1926) was raised in Duquesne, an industrial town near Pittsburgh. She earned a bachelor’s degree in music from Westminster College.  Unlike many of her pe …

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  • Maureen McHugh, In Sisterhood

    Maureen McHugh

    Maureen McHugh

    Maureen McHugh (b. 1952) was raised in a suburb of Pittsburgh, earned a B.A. in psychology at Chatham College in 1974 and a Ph.D. in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh (PITT) in 1983. Ms. …

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  • This Month in History

    March 7, 1969 – Members of Greater Pittsburgh Area NOW picketed outside the offices of the Pittsburgh Press to protest the newspaper’s policy of publishing want ads separately for women and men.

    March 25, 1975 – In the case of theCommonwealth of PA, Guardians of Pittsburgh, NAACP, and the NOW – Southwest Pennsylvania Council of Chapters v. Mayor Peter Flaherty and the Pittsburgh Fraternal Order of Police, Judge Weber ruled the Pittsburgh Police Bureau denied equal opportunity in hiring and compensation to black males, black females, and white females.

    March 9, 1986 – Jeanne Clark organized and Pittsburgh NOW members participated in the March for Women’s Lives in Washington, DC. to keep abortion and birth control legal. The march drew 125,000 making it the largest march for women’s rights in U.S. history.

    MARCH BIRTHDAYS

    March 2, 1926  (2009): Gerald H.F. Gardner was co-founder of K.N.O.W., Inc., the first feminist press in the U. S., an active member in the Greater Pittsburgh Area chapter of the NOW and the first man to serve on the national NOW board of directors. He was most well known for exposing discriminatory advertising practices at the Pittsburgh Press.

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