Hell-Raisin’ Women Series: “You’re Never Too Old to Raise a Little Hell”

As I age, I realize I still have a lot of growing up to do. There are many women I want to be when I grow up.  Granny D. is one of them. I have long admired Granny D. and the work she did in her later years. Granny D spent her late years raising … Continue reading Hell-Raisin’ Women Series: “You’re Never Too Old to Raise a Little Hell”

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Cynthia McKinney to file for President in Utah this week

MEDIA RELEASE – UTAHNS FOR CYNTHIA MCKINNEY and GREEN PARTY OF UTAH CYNTHIA MCKINNEY TO FILE FOR PRESIDENT IN UTAH PRESS CONFERENCE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3RD AT 9AM AT STATE CAPITOL Contact information: Deanna Taylor, Utahns for Cynthia McKinney, 801.631.2998, info@utahns4mckinney.org First all-women-of-color Presidential ticket in U.S. History, Cynthia McKinney and Rosa Clemente, will file as … Continue reading Cynthia McKinney to file for President in Utah this week

Winona LaDuke inducted to Women’s Hall of Fame

Winona LaDuke was named this week as a 2007 inductee to the National Women's Hall of Fame earlier this week. Winona LaDuke was the Green Party candidate for Vice President of the United States sharing the Ticket with Ralph Nader in 1996 and 2000. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christine Moulton, Acting Director (315)568-8060 cmoulton@greatwomen.org NINE … Continue reading Winona LaDuke inducted to Women’s Hall of Fame

Violence Against Women and the Disabled

My job as an educator has me working with students with disabilties. I get to attend a lot of trainings and workshops offered by the state. Today I attended a seminar on Fair Housing and Assistive Technology, organized by the Disability Law Center and held at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually … Continue reading Violence Against Women and the Disabled

New Orleans: What’s Up With Utah Delegation?

Despite an invitation by a group of New Orleans women to visit the hurricane-ravaged city, Utah Representatives still have not visited there. "Women of the Storm" is a group of 140 prominent women from New Orleans who visited Congress in January, to issue the invitations to visit their city. Yeseterday, the opening day of hurricane … Continue reading New Orleans: What’s Up With Utah Delegation?

Planned Parenthood on the Pine Ridge Reservation

A friend of mine sent me this yesterday: I just read about this in the American Progress Report. It seems the president of the Oglala Sioux tribe in Pine Ridge takes exception to the ban on abortion signed into law in South Dakota. From Bitch, PhD.: "Cecilia Fire Thunder, the President of the Oglala Sioux … Continue reading Planned Parenthood on the Pine Ridge Reservation