THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Luba H. Fineson
June 23, 1934 – March 19, 2014
“People in this country want women to have abortion information and services if they need them. Then women can make their own decisions.” Luba Fineson, July 7, 1991
National Organization for Women, NYC Chapter, 1972; Chair of the rape prevention committee, 1973; Action VP of NYC NOW, 1974. Corresponding secretary of Westchester NOW, 1978 – 1983. Secretary, Philadelphia NOW, 1985 – 1990. Chapter president of Westchester NOW, 1997 – 2001. The first female purchasing manager at Lehman College of the City University of New York, and the first female director of purchasing and services at Community College of Philadelphia.
Photo. Luba Fineson
More About Luba:
- Luba’s remarks to the panel and audience at the Veteran Feminists of America Salute to Feminist Writers event, Barnard College, NYC, April 2002
- Guide to the National Organization for Women, New York City Chapter (NOW-NYC) Records
- Women’s Studies Program, Lehman College, Bronx, NY; and Women’s Studies Program, Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.
- Cited in Barbara Love’s book, Feminists Who Changed America 1963-1975, page 148