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.


    What's Happening

    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©

  • Judy Ruszkowski

    Judy Ruszkowski

    Judy Ruszkowski

    Member, University of Pittsburgh Undergraduate Women’s Association, 1974-1977 Member, Committee for the ERA Collective, 1976-1978 Volunteer, Allegheny Feminist, 1976-1979 …

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  • Anita Fine

    Anita Fine

    Anita Fine

    Anita Fine (b. 1935) was raised in New York City and graduated from the Columbia University School of Social Work.  Anita married Daniel Fine, a physician, in 1954 and they became “co-activists. …

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  • This Month in History

    November 6, 1972 – Members of the Greater Pittsburgh Area Chapter of NOW “sit in” at Rifle and Plow to protest a men’s only dining room.

    November 14, 1980 – Nurses NOW, a task force founded in Pittsburgh, host a statewide conference on employment and licensure issues facing nurses in Pennsylvania.

    November 18-20-1977 – The National Women’s Conference in Houston, TX, chaired by Bella Abzug, adopted a national plan for action that was submitted to President Jimmy Carter and Congress.  Delegates from Pittsburgh include Jeanne Clark, JoAnn Evansgardner, Alma Speed Fox, and Molly Rush.

    NOVEMBER BIRTHDAYS

    November 8, 2010: Alice Paul was a suffragist, feminist and women’s rights activist. She led a successful campaign for women’s suffrage that resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920. She was the original author of a proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution in 1923.

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