4.9.17 - Grassroots Feminist Theory Discussion

Topic: 'Pro-woman Line' and 'The Personal is Political'

Location: Sunday, April 9, 2017: 1pm - 3pm at NWL's office, 200 NE 1st Ave., Suite 201

Please read ahead and come with your thoughts, questions, and experiences about this theory of how we are kept down as women and what this has to do with building a feminist movement.

Also we will get some NWL chapter work done in the meeting and help you figure out a role organizing in NWL if you are looking to get more involved.

Readings we will discuss:

  • Carol Hanisch, "The Personal is Political," February 1969. From Notes from the Second Year.  Distributed online with commentary by the author, January 2006. 

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10.17.15 - Roots of the Women's Liberation Movement in the Civil Rights Movement

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From the left, Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) workers Doris Rutledge, Gene Pinkston, Judith Benninger (Brown), and Ira Simmons, Gadsden County, Florida, August 1964.

Saturday, October 17, 2pm-5pm 

Location: To Be Determined

This workshop is for women to learn about the roots of the Women's Liberation Movement in the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements—and how this history can be used today.

  • What were the positive lessons that gave women the tools to attack male supremacy?
  • How did Black women lead in the Women’s Liberation Movement and why is this not known?
  • What did Black organizers tell white women that caused them to organize for Women’s Liberation?

Please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot and so that we can email you the readings in advance.  Space is limited so be sure to email and reserve your spot today.

A $10 donation will be requested at the workshop.

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June 2014 - Women's Liberation: Where Do I Fit In?

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 Photo by Jenny Brown

Four-week workshop series

Tuesdays in June, 6:30-8:30

(June 3 through June 24)

Cost: $40

This series is for women who want to understand truths and political causes of the unfairness in our lives; how a feminist movement was organized to change this;what we can do now to build the kind of movement that can put the male chauvinist establishment on the run again; and how each woman can contribute to that effort.

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"Women's Liberation: Where Do I Fit In?" class flyer

“Women’s Liberation: Where Do I Fit In?” is a class offered regularly by National Women’s Liberation.

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