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Found - I Am a Free Lover

Poetry – perhaps more so than other records – reminds us that the struggles of humanity are often profound.  As I searched a woman to highlight for Women’s History Month, Victoria Woodhull’s name popped into view. 252 more words

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F*cking Awesome Women Wednesday: Gloria Steinem

I know that Gloria Steinem is a feminism activist who co-founded Ms. magazine, but other than that I’m not too familiar with what other f*cking awesome accomplishments she’s made. 519 more words

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Rembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

On March 25, 1911 the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory burns down.  145 workers were killed in a place that probably defined the word sweatshop.  Only one out of the four elevators were working, one staircase opening inward only, and the other one was locked to prevent theft.  169 more words

March is National Women's History Month

Women have played a vital role in the coming and development of the United States, however recognition has not always been attributed. With that said, National Women’s History Month was developed to recognize the contributions women have played in the founding and development of our nation. 203 more words

Latina Conference 2014 To Take Place In Ontario Next Month

STUDIO CITY (KCAL9) — Richard Sandoval and Lucy Santana-Ornelas appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning to discuss this year’s Latina Conference.

The one-day conference will take place on Wednesday, April 2, at the Ontario Airport Hotel in Ontario, California. 64 more words

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F*cking Awesome Women Wednesday: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

When one of my friends informed me that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was an Eastern alumna, I knew exactly who I’d be writing about for my third installment of… 497 more words

Eastern Connecticut State University

Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment

March is ‘National Women’s History Month’….

The National Women’s History Project (NWHP), founded in 1980, is an educational nonprofit organization. Their mission is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women through information, education, and programs. 115 more words