Monday Matters

Feminism is the belief that women have the same rights as men and should be treated accordingly. Organized feminism fell silent during the Great Depression of the 1930s. In the 1940s, patriotism kept women away from organized feminist activities. However, America’s...

Monday Matters from Laura Baxter, Executive Director

The women’s suffrage movement was only one element of our journey toward equality and equity. This journey, known as the Women’s Movement, was just getting started when it suddenly began to falter. With the 1929 market crash and the onset of the Great Depression, the...

Wednesday’s Woman! By Laura Baxter, Executive Director

The spirit of Wednesday’s Woman is what drives the women’s movement, ending gender-based violence, and ensuring that we continue forward! This week’s Wednesday’s Woman is Victoria Woodhull. Victoria Claflin Woodhull was born September 23, 1838 in Homer, Ohio. She was...

Monday Matters from Laura Baxter, Executive Director

The effort to gain equality and equity for women did not begin with earning the right to vote nor did it end with it! But the journey to gain the right to vote would span 144 years and is one filled with distraction, controversy, and violence. As a young girl, I...

Wednesday’s Woman!

Wednesday’s Woman! By Laura Baxter, Executive Director Unlike the woe of Wednesday’s Child in the poem by A.E. Bray, Wednesday’s Women are full of empathy, grit, and wonder! For Domestic Violence Awareness Month we will feature women every Wednesday who have paved the...
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