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©

  • Pamela Macklin

    Pamela Macklin

    Pamela Macklin

    At-Large Member, National Organization for Women (NOW), 1972-1977 Member, East End NOW, 1977-present President, East End NOW, 1987-1989 Co-President, East End NOW, 1990-present Tr …

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  • Ellen Doyle

    Ellen Doyle

    Ellen Doyle

    Ellen Doyle (b. 1950) became an activist during her freshman year at Wellesley College. She joined Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), participated in anti-war protests and started a feminist c …

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  • This Month in History

    January 8, 1968 – The National Organization for Women announced its support for Cindy Judd Hill, in her fight to regain her position teaching position in a Pittsburgh high school. Ms. Hill was fired after she gave birth to a baby while on sabbatical to obtain a master’s degree.

    January 19, 1972 – The Superior Court of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania denies the appeal by the Pittsburgh Press that they are violating the Pittsburgh anti-discrimination ordinance by publishing want ads separately for women and men.

    JANUARY BIRTHDAYS

    January 10, 1921 (2010):  Ann Steyler co-founded the Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh in 1974. It was one of the first domestic violence programs in the country.

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