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Chan Juan Zhou

Chan Juan Zhou is showing support in the Diversify Chase Bank walk, being held on March 10, 2018, at 1pm at City Hall. She is a brave and amiable woman who is promoting social change and equal rights by advocating for the hiring of minorities and women at Chase Bank Headquarters in Manhattan. We her help, we are going to see more Asian,...

Florence Price

Florence Price was an American classical...

Asma Jahangir

Asma Jahangir was a human rights lawyer and...

Sonia Gechtoff

Sonia was born in 1926 in Philadelphia. She received a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Philadelphia Museum School of Art in 1950. Later, she abandoned figurative work in favor of the abstract and started working with the palette knife instead of the brush. Sonia Gechtoff was an Abstract Expressionist whose oil “Self Portrait,” made in...

Patrice Banks

Patrice Banks, a mechanic and owner of a...

Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward, fiction writer exploring the...

Betsy Levy Paluck

Betsy Levy Paluck, psychologist whose studies...

Kate Orff

Kate Orff is a landscape architect and...

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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