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What's Happening (just Select/Click below)                                 MAY 2015


 ELEANOR PAM
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PRESIDENT'S REPORT

This is my first report since I've had the honor of assuming the Presidency of VFA, succeeding Jacqui Ceballos who founded the organization and has been its only president and most passionate guiding spirit for 25 years.  She continues to run the office which typically includes warm and robust communications with the wider feminist community.  She is still the face of VFA and hers are difficult, if not impossible shoes to fill.

So, mindful of her legacy and free-spirited leadership, I decided to follow my own style--which is dramatically different from hers--and hoped for the best.

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Sidney Abbott
July 11, 1937 – April 15, 2015

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Celebrate Sidney Abbott's Life

Judson Memorial Church*

55 West Washington Square South, NY, NY 

June 16, 2015   2:00-5:30

Contact Barbara Love: bjlove@msn.com

Click Here For Further Details: CELEBRATE SIDNEY

VFA honors roles of women in military service.

Memorial Day will be observed on Monday May 25, 2015.  It is a Federal holiday and it is observed on the last Monday in May and commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.

Pay tribute to the U.S. men and women who died during military service by observing a national moment of remembrance with a minute of silence at 3:00 PM,
local time.

 


Makers: Women Who Make America Women in War
 

NOW $69.00
($92.00 Retail)

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Special Price For VFA Members! SAVE $20.00

University of Illinois Press has less than 100 copies of Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-1975 in stock and there is no reprint scheduled.

If you have been putting off a purchase, wait no longer. The Press offers the book now at $92 (includes postage). If you want to buy it  through VFA, however, we can get you copies for as little as $69 (that includes postage).  

So don’t wait. Buy it now for yourself or for family or friends for the holidays.

This is the only resource of its kind and will not be available much longer. It is a beautiful book, packed with over 2,200 biographies and pictures of our actions.

Pay by PayPal or CLICK HERE for PayPal order page.

Send a check to VFA, c/o Pam Ross, 18 Aberdeen Place, St. Louis, MO 63105


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ALSO AVAILABLE ON CD - SPECIAL PRICE!

Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-1975 

ONLY $29.00!

NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD

$35.00

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(Eve Ensler, Carole Jenkins applaud Gloria Steinem and Bella Abzug's Red Hat)

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The DVD of the historic Harvard Club gala luncheon in October featuring Muriel Fox, Gloria Steinem, Rosie O'Donnell, Marlo Thomas, Eve Ensler and Carol Jenkins.   

 



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Pass the Equal Rights Amendment

SIGN THE PETITION AT MoveOn.org

Equality between women and men is a fundamental human right that should be guaranteed in the Constitution. Pass the Equal Rights Amendment.


Cynthia Fuchs Epstein

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You can DOWNLOAD right to your own Computer

 
REVISITING The Feminine Mystique

The Feminine Mystique, 50th anniversary edition (with an Introduction by Gail Collins and an Afterword by Anna Quindlen). Betty Friedan.

New York: Norton, 2013.

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton with two of her children in 1848

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Happy Mother's Day Elizabeth!

 

 


Elizabeth Cady Stanton: "The Mother of Woman Suffrage"


Born on November 12, 1815, in Johnstown, New York, Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an abolitionist and leading figure of the early woman's movement. An eloquent writer, her Declaration of Sentiments was a revolutionary call for women's rights across a variety of spectrums. Stanton was the president of the National Woman Suffrage Association for 20 years and worked closely with Susan B. Anthony. 

She's
Beautiful
When
She's
Angry

 

Mary Dore,
Director/ Producer

 

 


Resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971.   SHE’S BEAUTIFUL takes us from the founding of NOW, with ladies in hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women’s liberation; from intellectuals like Kate Millett to the street theatrics of W.I.T.C.H. (Women’s International Conspiracy from Hell!).  Artfully combining dramatizations, performance and archival imagery, the film recounts the stories of women who fought for their own equality, and in the process created a world-wide revolution.  
 

Find a Screening:
http://www.shesbeautifulwhenshesangry.com/findascreening/

 

The VFA event at the Harvard Club Oct. 21 was another VFA success!

A Tribute to Muriel Fox


(photo by Dori Jacobson-Wenzel)
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pictured: Rosie O'Donnell at podium; background: Marlo Thomas, Eve Ensler,
Carol Jenkins and
 Gloria Steinem (photo by Dori Jacobson-Wenzel)

The VFA event at the Harvard Club Oct. 21 was a huge success, filled with inspiration,
education, appreciation and warmth. There was a great deal of candor from the speakers and the audience was thrilled.  The excitement was not only about the speakers, but the audience filled with powerful and accomplished feminists from across the country.

Labor
& the
Women’s
Movement
 

09.27.2014

This is a report on the results of that event.

 

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“Labor & the Women’s Movement: 
The untold story and why it matters”

 

Labor Tribune Photo from left:  labor and employment attorney Emily Zuckerman, AFL-CIO Civil,  Human and Women's Rights Director Carmen Berkley, Executive Director of Jobs with Justice Sarita Gupta and Heather Booth, a strategist for progressive issue campaigns and elections.

“Labor & the Women’s Movement:  The untold story and why it matters” was a
VFA event held at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis, MO,
on September 27, 2014. 

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The purpose of Veteran Feminists of America is to honor, record and preserve the history of the accomplishments of women and men active in the feminist movement, to educate the public on the importance of the changes brought about by the women’s movement, and to preserve the movement’s history for future generations. 

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 Offered for the FIRST TIME by VFA

A two-part DVD set of the Kate Millett Festival
held at Judson Church, NYC on June 24, 2012!

$35.00 (includes shipping and handling)

Kate Millett
"Her Life and Work"

 

 
 


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