VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: JOYCE D. MILLERadmin2020-09-08T06:41:13-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Joyce D. Miller
June 19, 1928 – June 30, 2012
“It isn’t just power to women that matters. We have to give power to the right women – women who use that power to help other women.” – Joyce D. Miller July 7, 1981
An advocate for women in the labor movement, and a founding member of the Coalition of Labor Union Women. A vice-president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. The first woman elected to the executive board of the American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). Executive Director of the Glass Ceiling Commission. National Organization for Women. NARAL.
Joyce D. Miller in 1977 (Photo credit Neal Boenzi/The New York Times)
More About Joyce:
Joyce was honored by the Veteran Feminists of America in 1993 for her outstanding work.