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Ross, Loretta J., 1953-

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Dázon Dixon Diallo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00683
Overview Dázon Dixon Diallo is founder and president of SisterLove, Inc., established in 1989, the first women’s HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Justice organization in the southeastern United States.As a student at Spelman College, Dázon took a leading role in anti-apartheid work. After attending the First National Conference on Black Women's Health Issues at Spelman in June, 1983, she sought out community women's health work. She earned her B.A. from Spelman in 1986. From 1984 to 1989, she was a lay health...
Dates: 1985-2000

Loretta J. Ross papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00504
Overview Loretta J. Ross is a Reproductive Rights advocate, Civil Rights activist, feminist, women's health activist. Her papers contain speeches, writings, correspondence, organization and conference files, and audiovisual materials. The collection pertains primarily to Ross' activism for reproductive justice rights for women of color, anti-violence, international human rights work, and particularly to issues related black women's health. Other topics include abortion, women's health, teenage...
Dates: 1956 - 2014

Loretta Ross Activist in Residence workshops, powerpoint presentation, and images, February 2013

 File
Identifier: Accession 2020-A-0014
Scope and Contents Materials from Loretta Ross's term as the Steinem Program's first Activist-in-Residence at Smith College during the month of February 2013. Included are four videos from a workshop series offered by Ross on "Basic Skills of Organizing for Social Justice": 1) Appropriate Whiteness: Being an Individual Ally to Women of Color; 2) Empowering Women of Color in Feminist Organizations; 3) Violences Against Women; and 4) Understanding and Applying Human Rights Principles in Social Justice Work. There...
Dates: February 2013

SisterLove records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00684
Overview SisterLove is the first women's HIV/AIDS organization in the southeastern United States. The SisterLove records include administrative and program files from the founding of SisterLove to the early 2000s. Particularly well documented are SisterLove's grant applications, their residential program for HIV positive women called "Love House," the Healthy Love Parties, the Women's HIV/AIDS Resources Project (WHARP), their programs in South Africa, and their outreach efforts.
Dates: 1985 - 2007

Voices of Feminism Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00535
Overview Oral History Project documenting the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists; artists and writers; lesbian rights advocates; grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers; and women of color reproductive justice leaders. Interviews cover childhood, personal life, and political work. Most oral histories consist of audiovisual recordings and transcripts, plus some background information.
Dates: 1990-2014