Contributions of Women’s Organizations to the Philadelphia Community

Posted by on February 14, 2003

Join us for the Third Annual President?s SYMPOSIUM

Philadelphia has a rich, vibrant feminist community with many long-standing organizations, which have made major contributions to improving the lives of women in Philadelphia. Learn about the contributions and history of these organizations and the challenges they are facing for the future.


Kathy Black, President, Coalition of Labor Union Women and Vice President, National Organization for Women, Philadelphia Chapter

Cindy Ferguson, Executive Director, Community Women?s Education Project

Karen Fitchette Gordon, Executive Director, Black Women?s Health Project

Cynthia Figueroa, Executive Director, Women Against Abuse

Carole Johnson, Executive Director, Women Organized Against Rape

Trina Johnston, Executive Director, Choice

Melissa Weiler Gerber, Executive Director, WOMENS WAY

Moderator: Karen Bojar, President, National Organization for Women, Philadelphia Chapter; Coordinator of Community College of Philadelphia Women?s Studies/Gender Studies Program

Closing remarks: Claudia Curry, Director, Community College of Philadelphia Women?s Center

When: Friday, February 21, 2003, 12:30-2:00
Where: Large Auditorium, BG, Bonnell Building
Community College of Philadelphia
1700 Spring Garden Street

Admission is free. This event is open to the public.

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