In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh 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.

In Sisterhood: the Women’s Movement in Pittsburgh 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.
  • Friends of Cindy Judd HillFriends of Cindy Judd HillEllie Smeal, Feminist Majority Foundation, PA-NOW ConferenceCarol McCullough, Pat Schroeder, Kathleen Wilson, Phyllis Wetherby, PA-NOW Conference
  • 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.


    UPCOMING EVENT

    Presenting Sponsor:
    Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield with Allegheny Health Network

    50th Anniversary Celebration of Pittsburgh Ordinance #395

    Monday, July 8, 2019
    6:00 reception & silent auction
    7:00 program, Premiere of Changing the Want Ads
    Keynote Speaker: Eleanor Cutri Smeal, President, Feminist Majority Foundation

    Highmark Auditorium
    501 Penn Avenue
    2nd floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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    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©

  • Ann Begler, In Sisterhood Project, Pittsburgh

    Ann Begler

    Ann Begler

    Ann Begler (b. 1950) was born in DuBois, PA where her parents operated a women's clothing store. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh (1971) and Duquesne University Law School …

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  • Paulette Balogh, In Sisterhood

    Paulette Balogh

    Paulette Balogh

    Member, First Pittsburgh NOW, 1970-1982 Member, Steering Committee, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, 1974-1979 Attorney, Allegheny County Public Defender’s Office, 1975-1986 Staff Attorn …

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  • June 30, 1981 – Kick Off of the ERA Countdown Campaign led by NOW President Eleanor Smeal and Honorary Co-Chairs, Betty Ford and Alan Alda; the deadline for ratification of the ERA was June 30, 1982. » Continue Reading