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For over 100 years, engaged, passionate, and caring women's rights advocates have given their time, energy, and financial support to the National Woman's Party.
Your sustaining, annual donation provides us with the steady, reliable support necessary to do the work of advancing full equality for all women.
Each of our membership levels honors a fearless woman whose radical spirit and brave work has made this a better world. Will you stand with us?
Georgia O'Keeffe Membership
“It seems to me very important to the idea of true democracy — to my country — and to the world eventually — that all men and women stand equal under the sky.”
— Georgia O'Keeffe, NWP member, artist, and ERA activist, in a letter to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, 1944
amelia Earhart membership
"I know a great many boys who should be making pies – and a great many girls who would be better off in manual training".
— Amelia Earhart, NWP member, ERA activist, and pioneering aviator, in a speech at Barnard College, 1930
mary church terrell
“And so, lifting as we climb, onward and upward we go, struggling and striving, and hoping that the buds and blossoms of our desires will burst into glorious fruition ere long.”
— Mary Church Terrell, civil rights activist, suffragist, and founder of the National Association for Colored Women, in an address to NAWSA, 1898
"Look up, and see the new day dawning!"
—Zitkala-Sa, founder of the National Council of American Indians and Native American civil rights and suffrage activist, from her short story "A Dream of her Grandfather," 1921
Ida B. Wells
"The way to right wrongs is to turn the light of truth upon them"
— Ida B. Wells, journalist, suffragist, and anti-lynching crusader, in a speech at the Metropolitan AME Church in Washington, D.C., 1892
Shirley Chisholm Membership
"As there were no black Founding Fathers, there were no founding mothers — a great pity, on both counts. It is not too late to complete the work they left undone. Today, here, we should start to do so."
— Shirley Chisholm, Congresswoman and civil rights pioneer, in her speech "For the Equal Rights Amendment," 1970