Women's Birthdays & Milestones
Olympia Brown b. 1835-suffragist, pacifist, Universalist minister
1994: National Political Congress of Black Women demonstrate against "gangsta rap"
Quote for the Day
"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men
as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright
exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing."
~ Helen Keller.
ANNUAL EVENTS & CONFERENCES FOR APRIL
Earth & Environmental Healing Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
General Federation of Womens' Clubs Week: week of April 24
Earth Day: Aprill 22
Take Our Daughters to Work Day, Ms. Foundation: April 28
- 9 to 5's 'The Good, The Bad and the Downright Unbelievable' National Boss Contest, entry deadline, April 1: 414-274-0926
- Dakota Round Table, Native Women's Health Education Resource Center: 605-487-7072
- Feminist Activism & Art, San Francisco Camerawork: 415-621-1001; fax 415-621-1092
- Girls Clubs annual conference: fax 212-683-1253
- Gulf Coast Womyn's Festival, Easter weekend, Gulfport, MS: 609-694-2037
- Highways Performance Space annual Women's Festival, last weekend, Santa Monica, CA: 310-453-1755
- Jewish Feminism Symposium, American Jewish Congress: 312-332-7355
- Latin American & Caribbean Feminist Encuentro, Feminists of the Americas: 617-349-4697; 617-522-2057
- Midwest Society for Women in Philosophy Annual Women of Color Caucus: Maria Lugones, LACAS, Binghamton University, P.O. Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000
- National Graduate Women's Studies Conference: 301-403-0525
- Scholar & Feminist Conference: 212-854-2067
Reprinted from The WomanSource Catalog & Review's, "women's perpetual calendar"