Monthly Archives: September 2011

Bill Would Award Congressional Gold Medal to Women’s Rights Advocate

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Joe Baca (D-CA) re-introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to award the Congressional Gold Medal to suffragist Alice Paul. The Alice Paul Women’s Suffrage Congressional Gold Medal Act officially recognizes Paul’s role in the … Continue reading

On the Job Training

Since 1929, the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum has been the home of more than just the National Woman’s Party. It has been a haven of empowerment for generations of women; a center of thought and activity. This legacy continues today … Continue reading

Women’s Leadership, Then and Now

I am reading Century of Struggle, a 1960s chronicle of the beginning of women’s organizing by Eleanor Flexner, and I am struck by the mentoring that took place during the first wave of the women’s movement. According to Flexner, Susan … Continue reading