Women's Activism NYC

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Gail Mellow

President Gail Mellow, of LaGuardia Community College embodies educational activism by consistently raising the profile of community colleges and community college students in New York City and nationally. She is an inspirational leader for women in higher education administration and a tireless advocate for student success.

Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler is an American fiction writer....

Robin Shackleford

Robin Shackleford is a state representative of...

Melissa Mckinlay

Melissa McKinlay is the Mayor of Palm Beach...

Kim K. Ogg

"We believe it is time for a change, it is...

Affie Ellis

Affie Ellis is a state Senator of Wyoming. She...

Robyn Fenty

Robyn Fenty who is also known as Rihanna a...

Mary Iafelice

Mary Iafelice is one of the young innovators...

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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