Women peacemakers born today
1935 Rozanne L. Ridgway born St. Paul, MN. American career diplomat; Assistant Secretary of State 1985-89, lead negotiator at five Reagan-Gorbachev summits.
1979 Anna Baltzer born Berkeley, CA. American Jewish defender of Palestinian rights; International Women’s Peace Service volunteer documented nonviolent resistance 2004.
Women's peacemaking on this day
1964 Fannie Lou Hamer protested segregation to Democratic National Committee, Atlantic City.
1966 United Farm Workers co-founded by Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez.
1986 Karen Silkwood won $1.38 million settlement after 10 year fight.
2011 Women Peace March Nepal organized by Stella Tamang.