Movie: Working Class Women Changing Their World – Olga De Leon

Working Class Women Changing Their World is a film from the National Congress of Neighborhood Women’s first conference in Washington, DC., directed and produced by Christine Noschese, 1977.

The Washington DC conference in 1975 was organized by Jan Peterson, Nancy Seifer and Barbara Mikulski to bring the concerns and perspectives of women to discussions regarding urban policy and civil rights. Funding from Monsignor Geno Baroni, through his National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs, made possible for one hundred and fifty women from the National Congress of Neighborhood Women to gather, share their stories and describe the work they had been doing in their local neighborhoods.

Film Credits: Working Class Women Changing Their World directed and produced by Christine Noschese, 1977.

Text Reference: How Did Working-Class Feminists Meet the Challenges of Working across Differences? The National Congress of Neighborhood Women, 1974-2006, Documents Selected and Interpreted by Tamar Carroll.

 

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