Betty Friedan Webinar Video is Online

Go to our Events page to view the recording of the Feb. 4 webinar. Betty Friedan, creator of the modern women’s movement, was honored in a “star-studded” webinar titled “Betty Friedan’s 100 Birthday: Moving the Legacy Forward” produced by Veteran Feminists of America.  The zoom program was presented on Thursday, February 4, 2021, which is the 100th anniversary of Friedan’s [...]

2021-02-20T08:26:33-05:00January 5th, 2021|Event, Uncategorized|

Memorial Service to be Held for Kate Millett, November 9 in NYC

A Memorial Service for our beloved Kate Millett - feminist pioneer, writer, artist and visionary - will be held on November 9, from 2-4 pm at the Fourth Universalist Society (Unitarian Universal Church), 160 Central Park West (at 76th Street), New York City, 10023. Among the speakers and performers at the memorial service will be Gloria Steinem, Yoko Ono, [...]

2017-11-01T18:56:15-04:00October 6th, 2017|Event, News|

Feminist Reunion 2017 – Four New Videos from the Event

As part of our reporting on the Feminist Reunion 2017: "We Will Not Go Back!", held in New York on June 10, we are pleased to present four videos from the event, filmed by Liza Bear: Feminist Reunion 2017: Part 1: "Welcome Troublemakers!" Feminist Reunion 2017: Speak Out, Part 2: "We're Still Here!" Feminist Reunion 2017: Speak Out, Part 3: [...]

2019-07-16T07:38:40-04:00September 7th, 2017|Event, VFA|

Veteran feminists show they’re young at heart at reunion

From | June 15, 2017 By Mary Reinholz | Photos by Tequila MinskyThe pictures flashing across a wall inside Judson Memorial Church in Greenwich Village showed icons of the women’s liberation movement from the last half of the 20th century: activists like Betty Friedan, Bella Abzug, Shirley Chisholm, Gloria Steinem and Flo Kennedy taking aim at gender inequality in [...]

2017-06-16T14:58:27-04:00June 16th, 2017|Event, VFA, Women|

Report on the Feminist Reunion, June 10, 2017

On June 10, 2017 The Veteran Feminists of America held a feminist reunion in New York City at the famous progressive church, Judson Memorial, in Greenwich Village. As Barbara Love pointed out in her welcoming remarks, the event was for all feminists—revolutionary, radical and reformists: “bad girls” and “nasty women” included. In fact the event attracted many feminists who [...]

2017-09-07T09:36:38-04:00June 13th, 2017|Event|

Veteran Feminists to Thump Trumpism at Judson Reunion

From the | May 25, 2017 By Mary Reinholz Radical feminist Susan Brownmiller has plenty of room at the top in her West Village penthouse near the Meatpacking District. Outside on the terrace is her urban oasis of carefully cultivated plants, trees and flowers, the subject of her latest book, “My City Highrise Garden” (Rutgers University Press). To [...]

2017-05-31T19:20:29-04:00May 31st, 2017|Event, NOW, Women|

17th Berkshire Conference

June 1-4, 2017 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY Two tours have been organized as part of the Berkshire Conference offerings. Booking deadline: May 29. Tour #1: Tour of Brooklyn Historical Society and the Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood Thursday, June 1, 2017: 12:45 PM-6:15 PM Meet at the Student Center Atrium/Registration Desk (Hofstra University) Join us for a tour of Brooklyn Historical [...]

2017-05-25T23:34:13-04:00May 16th, 2017|Event|

Heather Booth Film Premiere in Chicago

Heather Booth: Changing the World Chicago premiere! Heather Booth and Lilly Rivlin in person! Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL Fri, May 19th 7:45pm Sat, May 20th 7:30pm The ongoing and ever-evolving legacy of activist and community organizer Heather Booth belongs in large part to Chicago. This documentary profile traces her journey from politically conscious University of Chicago student [...]

2017-05-25T23:17:21-04:00May 15th, 2017|Event, Film, Women|

VFA Shares Our Stories in North Carolina

An exciting VFA event -- “Sharing Our Stories:  The Second Wave Feminist Movement” - - took place in Durham, North Carolina, on Friday, March 31. Noted historian Dr. Nancy MacLean kicked off the day with a keynote speech introducing the wide range of women’s activism. MacLean is the William H. Chafe Professor of History, Public Policy and Women’s Studies [...]

2017-06-08T22:15:32-04:00April 23rd, 2017|Event, VFA|

Feminist Reunion 2017 – We Won’t Go Back

June 10, 2017, 1:30 - 4:30 Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Street South, New York, NY 10012 Women's music Open mike Meet your friends FREE DVD of Women's Music & Feminists' favorite photos Handicap Accessible Join with us in collecting, creating & sharing our photos. Email your favorites today to Joan Casamo (If you can, include names, place, date [...]

2017-05-25T23:48:17-04:00March 14th, 2017|Event, VFA, Women|
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