Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Records of emPOWER
Abstract In April 1991, Northwestern University sorority members founded the Panhellenic Office of Women's Empowerment (emPOWER) to raise awareness of women's issues within Northwestern's sorority system and foster communication between sororities and Northwestern's Women's Center. emPOWER scheduled activities that promoted feminist values and addressed issues such as sexual violence, pornography, and eating disorders. emPOWER acquired a national charter in 1993 and encouraged the establishment of...
Found in: Northwestern University Archives / Records of emPOWER
Aleta Styers Papers on the National Organization for Women
Aleta Styers was president of the Chicago chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW; founded in 1966 in Washington, D.C.). The material in this collection relates to the formation and early history of the Chicago chapter of NOW as well as the Illinois branch of the organization, between 1966 and 1972.