• P member Anh Vu Sawyer received the 2018 Worcester Women of Consequence Award on March 8.  She is executive director of the Southeast Asian Coalition of Central Massachusetts.
  • P member MA Senator Harriette L. Chandler received the Katharine F. Erskine Lifetime Achievement Award on April 30 from the YWCA of Central Massachusetts. She served as the 94th President of the Massachusetts Senate from December 4, 2017, to July 26, 2018.
  • P member Mary Oroszko received a 2018 Unsung Heroine Award on June 20 at the State House.  It was presented by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women.

Collaborations with Worcester Historical Museum

  • March, “Blue Yonder” by Kate Aspengren.
  • May 10, Attorney Barbara Berenson, author of Massachusetts in the Woman’s Suffrage Movement: Revolutionary Reformers.
  • May 24, Judith Wellman, Ph.D., author of The Road to Seneca Falls: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the First Woman’s Rights Convention.

WWHP Participation

  • March 6, International Women’s Day event at YWCA.
  • March 22, Women’s Day at Grafton Job Corps. Chantel Bethea spoke on Abby Kelley Foster.
  • March 29, Park Ranger Chuck Arning retirement
  • April 30, Katharine F. Erskine awards at YWCA
  • May 3, 8th Annual Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference by Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, DCU Center.    
  • June 4, Mass. History Conference by Mass. Humanities at Holy Cross. Charlene Martin and Maureen Ryan Doyle presented a program on community engagement through oral history.
  • August 11-12, Celebration of the Anniversary of the 200th Birthday of Lucy Stone by West Brookfield Historical Commission.
  • Sept 9, “Emma Goldman: An Exceedingly Dangerous Woman” collaboration at College of the Holy Cross. Coordinated by Chantel Bethea and Selina Gallo-Cruz.
  • Sept 16, stART ON THE STREET
Published Date: 
September 25, 2018