WWHP Participates

A day-long strategic planning workshop facilitated by Dodi Swope, M.Ed. for members was held on September 30 at Brigham Hill Community Barn, Grafton.  Many good ideas came out of this gathering.

WWHP participated in celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Committee on the Status of Women at Girls Inc. on November 1st. As conveyed in their invitation, it acknowledged the continuous fight towards gender      equity while recognizing that, now more than ever, it is crucial for women of all ages from different races, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, and diverse abilities to come together.

On December 27, the League of Women Voters of the Worcester Area invited WWHP to co-sponsor a forum “Do We Still Need the ERA”, which presented a documentary film Equal Means Equal was shown followed by discussion on the current status of women and the Equal Rights Amendment.  Worcester National Organization for Women and Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition were also co-sponsors.

President Pamela Bobay and others met with the City Council and Mayor Petty on January 16, resulting in the following directive: The City Manager be and is hereby requested to work with the Wormen’s [sic] History Project and Center for Non-Violent Solutions to establish a commission/working group to erect a monument/statue to honor Abby Kelley Foster.

A celebration of the anniversary of the birth of Abby  Kelley Foster in 1811 was held at Liberty Farm on      January 15. Guests    included friends from Refugee Association of Worcester, Committee on the Status of Women, and the Center for Non-Violent Solutions.  Councilor Matthew Wally read the Proclamation by Mayor Petty.  The photo features actress Lynne McKenney Lydick who portrays Abby in Yours for Humanity—Abby, City Councilor Wally, and Judy Freedman Fask. 

  • Dodi Swope, Facilitator
  • Strategic Planning, September 30
  • Abby’s birthday Jan 15
  • Charlene Martin
  • stART on the Street, September 17
  • stART on the Street, September 17
Published Date: 
February 28, 2018