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Tuesday, March 01, 2011

3/6: 100th Anniversary International Women's Day Celebration in Albuquerque

From the March 8th Women’s Committee and AFT NM:

PLEASE COME, BRING A FRIEND
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
100th Anniversary Celebration
Rankin
Jeannette Rankin
Chautauqua Performance
by Mary Jane Bradbury (from Colorado)
March 6, 2011, 1:00 PM
AFT New Mexico, 530 Jefferson NE, Albuquerque

Suggested Donation $5. Come early for the Silent Auction. Refreshments will be served. Click for flyer.

Jeannette Rankin, at age 36, was the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress. Jeannette was a pacifist and voted against World War I and World War II in Congress. After leaving office she also opposed the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. "You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake," Rankin said.

Sponsored by the March 8th Women’s Committee and AFT NM. For more information contact: Debi Saylor Pierce at 505.293.3636 or march8thwomenscommittee@gmail.com.

March 1, 2011 at 10:32 AM in Events, Peace, Women's Issues | Permalink

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