“I think the degree of a nation’s civilization may be measured by the degree of enlightenment of its women.” – Helen Keller, “My Future as I See It,” Metropolitan Magazine, 1904
Throughout history women have been leaders, organizers, and advocates against injustices of many forms; from voting rights to racial and gender equality. As the final post in our series honoring Women’s History Month, we explore some of the most influential female activists in American history.
One of the “most important, yet least-known activists in American history,” Dolores Huerta
Feminist, Gloria Steinem
Dr. Dorothy Height, civil rights leader and former president of the NCNW
“Activist and American Revolutionary,” Grace Lee Boggs
Sarah Deer, advocate for Native American survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence
Black Lives Matter co-founder, Patrisse Cullors
Alice Paul, suffragette
In Alabama: “She’s a special lady, a working-class lady, and a fighter.” – Michelle Obama on equal pay advocate and Jacksonville native, Lilly Ledbetter.
I am OBSESSED with the new pansy stencil!! I know it is brand new …. but do you have any idea when it will be available to purchase a digital copy?
We’re glad to hear that you like the Pansy stencil. At this time, we have no plans to release it for DIY since it was developed specifically for this collection. We have many floral stencil options available through The School of Making if you’re looking for something for spring and summer.