Collection: Women Activists

Arredondo, Yolanda – OH1218
Interview Date: 2003

Places: Boulder Topics: Boulder County Safehouse (also called “Safehouse: Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence”), practice of ethical communication, need for early intervention, how Safehouse creates hope, narrator’s reasons for working with Safehouse, narrator’s development as a political activist, effect of Safehouse … Continue reading

Ball, Betty – OH1233
Interview Date: 2003

Places: Boulder   Topics: childhood experiences with civil rights issues, attending George Williams College on the South Side of Chicago in the 1960s, work at Hull House in Chicago, The Boulder Communication Center (alternative resource center for hippies and transients), … Continue reading

Bninski, Carolyn – OH1234
Interview Date: 2003

ABSTRACT: Carolyn Bninski describes about her lifelong work in the areas of peace, social justice and environmental activism. She talks about the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center, homelessness, globalization issues, coordinating the work of many different organizations so that … Continue reading

Boulding, Elise – OH0871
Interview Date: 1996

People: Kenneth Boulding (husband)   Subjects: The Parenting Center; Colorado Non-Violence Network; Colorado Women’s Forum.  

Bozak, Trisha – OH1224
Interview Date: 2003

Places: Boulder, Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center   Subjects: childhood years including teenage years in Turkey, education in nursing and nurse midwifery, health care jobs in Boulder prior to working at Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center, job as supervisor of … Continue reading

Carpenter, M. Helen – OH0793
Interview Date: 1990

People: Clifford Huston, Byron “Whizzer” White   Places: Boulder, southern Colorado   Subjects: CU, National Institutional Teacher Placement Association, Rocky Mountain College Placement Association, IBM, women’s lib, only woman working in a man’s world.  

Counihan, Bobbie – OH1242
Interview Date: 2003

Abstract: Bobbie Counihan talks about the importance of volunteer work to a community and its enriching aspects for individuals. She details some of the work she has done over the years with the YWCA and it’s emergency child care program, … Continue reading

Crumpacker, Bonnie – OH1225
Interview Date: 2003

ABSTRACT: Bonnie Crumpacker describes the work of the Boulder Valley Clinic, where she was a volunteer for seven years. She also describes the political atmosphere of Boulder during the 1970s and her involvement with the Boulder Coalition for Reproductive Choice … Continue reading

DeCoteau, Jerilyn – OH1243
Interview Date: 2003

Places: Boulder   Subjects: decision to become a lawyer, American Indian issues (gender roles and sexist attitudes in the American Indian community, lack of education about American Indians in schools, Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation in North Dakota, American Indian land … Continue reading

Donner, Christie – OH1237
Interview Date: 2003

ABSTRACT: Christie Donner talks about problems in the criminal justice system and working for criminal justice reform.   Places: Boulder   Topics: working as a paralegal for a criminal defense attorney, problems with the criminal justice system, drug law enforcement, … Continue reading

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