She Led Hundreds Of Enslaved People To Freedom… It’s Time For Us To Help Bring Harriet Home

March 22, 2017 by

On March 7th, the hashtag #BringHarrietHome emerged, and has quickly become the battle cry for anyone and everyone supporting the Harriet Tubman Home’s determined crowdfunding effort to rescue a newly discovered and extremely rare photo of the courageous freedom fighter (c.1822 - March 10, 1913) ... [Read More]

Watch: Why These Girl Scouts Are Fighting For Monumental Change In NYC’s Central Park

March 1, 2017 by

"You don't want to grow up to be a character in a book. You want to grow up to be a powerful woman." Meet Girl Scout Troop 3484 (Greater New York), an inspiring group of young activists on a determined mission to spread awareness about the Monumental Women campaign from the Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan ... [Read More]

Tampon Talk: 5 UK Students Campaign To Get Free Sanitary Products in Public Bathrooms

February 22, 2017 by

Meet Molly Blackwell, Kelly Thurston, Zoe Taylor, Kyle Austin, and Ida Mua, five Lancaster University (England) students behind a new campaign called Tampon Talk that aims to get free sanitary products in the public bathrooms on their campus and in the local city center. Inspired by a class assignment on social activism, ... [Read More]

Students Film Eye-Opening PSA In Central Park To Help Get First Statue of Real Women Placed There

February 21, 2017 by

Meet Skye Lucas and Ariel Deutsch, two seniors from different NYC high schools, who became fast friends through their mutual interest in feminism, activism, and women’s history. After hearing about the #MonumentalWomen campaign from the Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Statue Fund, ... [Read More]

Knitted Knockers: Bra Inserts Handmade With Love By Volunteer Knitters For Breast Cancer Survivors

February 14, 2017 by

Barbara Demorest had been healthy her whole life, so she was shocked when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. Unfortunately, her biggest fear - having a mastectomy - became part of her new reality. Due to complications, immediate reconstruction was not an option. She thought about a breast prosthetic ... [Read More]

This Is What 260 Weeks Pregnant Looks Like… New PSA Makes Important Point About Paid Leave

February 7, 2017 by

“Meet Lauren. Because the United States doesn’t guarantee paid family and medical leave to new moms, dads or anyone with serious personal or family health issues, she’s had a very, very, very long five years.” A new PSA from the National Partnership for Women & Families (NPWF) ... [Read More]

Youth Activist Groups Launch Downloadable Toolkit To Support “Young Voices for Justice”

February 3, 2017 by

Some of the most memorable moments of the Women’s March include images of young girls taking up space, using their voices and standing up for what they believe in. It gave us real hope for the future. But what now? How do we keep these young warriors engaged and support their ... [Read More]

Stories From The Heart: Nearly Two Decades Later, Heart Attack Survivor Learns What Killed Her Sister

February 3, 2017 by

By American Heart Association News - Eve Walker was 12 when her 16-year-old sister Louise collapsed at a party and died on the dance floor. Sixteen years later, in 2002, Walker had a heart attack. She’d been having shortness of breath and dull chest pains for several days. ... [Read More]

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