“I started out being somewhat shy, especially compared with other activists I know.”
Lifelong advocate for the health and well-being of women, children and families and on immigrant rights and the need for humane and comprehensive immigration reform. Graduated from Harvard Law School in 1966. In the early 1970s, as an adjunct professor, taught the first-ever classes in “Gender Discrimination and the Law” at SMU Law School. League of Women Voters, Dallas; founder of the Greater Dallas Coalition for Reproductive Freedom. League of Women Voters of Texas, Women’s Health Chair for the League of Women Voters of Texas, National Council of Jewish Women. Human Rights Initiative of North Texas.
Interviewed by VFA member Suzanne Tuckey, April 2022