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Marion Palm

Marion Palm is a poet and a singer. She uses her voice, not only to entertain but to protest, when she sees social injustice. She speaks out, writes and educates others by teaching them how to communicate. In 1987, she started a writing consortium for published writers called Poets Under Glass, which became incorporated and served the community...

Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

Sharon Kleinbaum has been Senior Rabbi of New...

Elizabeth Stanton

"we hold these truths to be self evident: that...

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

She was the first elected female head of state...

Lynne Jewell

In Boston University, Lynne went on to join...

Allison Jolly

Allison Jolly is an Olympic Sailer and she is...

Margarett Abbott

She was the first American woman to win an...

Pat Spurgin

Pat Spurgin is an Olympic Athlete. She was the...

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100 Years! Stay Tuned ... A Centennial Anniversary Celebration of Women's Suffrage in New York State

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6PM to 8PM, BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 155 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007

WomensActivism.NYC at the NYC Department of Records and Information Services, BMCC Tribeca PAC, and the Women’s Resource Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College honor the women who won the right to vote in NYS in 1917 and people fighting for justice today.

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WomensActivism.NYC is a project of the NYC Department of Records and Information Services