Downtown New York Women’s History Walk
Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Discover the rich history of women's influence in downtown Manhattan tracing the foundation of New York City on this 21-stop walking tour.
Hear the story of Elizabeth Jennings, the first African American to bring a successful lawsuit against race discrimination on public transit in New York City.
Learn about the suffragist newspaper, The Revolution, at " Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton Corner."
Stand at the spot Margaret Sanger was arraigned for promising to provide information about birth control to women.
Listen to the words of Captain Brenda Berkman of the New York Fire Department as she remembers the lives of lost female first responders after 9/11.
The staff of Women's eNews, an impact-driven nonprofit news organization will introduce you to the pioneer writers, agitators, abolitionists, suffragists and those we now call activists, as well as three heroes who gave their lives on September 11, 2001.
Join them on this women's history tour to make sure we can't forget women's contributions in history, and to support the stories of all women in our news today.