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Mission Statement

The Working Women's History Project (WWHP) is a Chicago-based network of individuals and organizations dedicated to increasing knowledge and understanding of women in labor history and in other social justice movements, through research, education, public programs and publications.

Description

Some of the activities WWHP has particicpated in putting on a program at Kennedy King College in Chicago on March 29,2008: "Climb that Ladder to Equality" honoring women who are leading the way. featuring video spots and life testimonies as well as a q & a with women such as Anne Ladky, executive director of Women Employed and Rev. Addie Wyatt plus Mel Ferrand and Kina McAfee.

Publishing Working Without Uniforms: School Nursing in Chicago 1951 - 2001 by Helen Ramirez-Odell.

Mother Jones Award to Sharon Williams and Congress Hotel Strikers at gala held at Roosevelt University, Chicago campus.

An Evening of Women's History: Lucy Parsons, Alice Hamilton, Agnes Nestor at Archeworksat their Pioneers of Peace and Justice A Summer Long Installation of Chicago Women.

Most recently, in Nov. of 2009 and March of 2010 our programing focus was on "Women, Justice and the Law"

On June 2, 200 WWHP was honored at the Regina V. Polk Women's Labor Leadership Conference.

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http://www.wwhpchicago.org

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