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Feminist Majority Foundation
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Founded in 1987, the Feminist Majority Foundation is the largest feminist research and action organization in the country.
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Women's Information Network (WIN) : Alice Cohan
Alice Cohan, Political Director for the Feminist Majority, has been a feminist activist since age 19.
has been with the Feminist Majority
In that role she
does a wide variety of work including interviewing Women Congressional candidates, recommending endorsements, political fundraising, chairing an informal network of PACs that focus on Women candidates, etc.
Most recently Feminist Majority
has launched an independent expenditure campaign to Dump Stupak and Pitts.
There are feminist Women Candidates challenging each of them.
Cohan is the former Political Director and Field Director of the National Organization for Women.
She was the Director of all feminist Mass Mobilizations and Marches since the ERA Campaign, including the 2004 March for Women's Lives that brought over 1 million supporters to Washington, D.C.with the work of over 1,400 co-sponsoring organizations.
As March Director, Alice braved countless storms, juggled egos and priorities, and pulled off the March of a lifetime.
has worked on many political campaigns for feminist candidates, ballot initiatives, and worked with many coalitions.
Women's Information Network: Pro-Choice.Democratic.Women.Network : March 2009 Insider
Alice Cohan is the Political Director of the Feminist Majority and has been a WIN Advisory Council Member since 2005.
She was asked to join the AC because of her work as the Director of the March for Women's Lives.
is deeply committed to mentoring the next generation of feminist leaders and enjoys the connection she
makes with young women as a result of her
position on the AC
Through her work with the Feminist Majority's college leadership program, Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, Alice has the opportunity to meet college feminists and she views her work with WIN as the next step in the process of developing feminist leaders.
For WINers who are hoping to hold leadership positions one day, Alice advices "don't be afraid to take on responsibilities and leadership positions whether they be through joining a WIN
committee or volunteering to head up a project at work.
also recommends that WINers with an interest in campaign work should get started by working for a candidate in the 2009 elections.
"The more experience you get in election work the more value you can be and there are a number of feminists, both women and men, who are running for the Virginia Legislator this year."
is working with a coalition to support the appointment of women in the new administration and through the Feminist Majority's
Women's Appointment Wiki Project.
also looking forward to the Feminist Majority's
2009 National Young Women's Leadership Conference: FROM CAMPUS TO CONGRESS taking place March 20-21 at UDC.
Like many AC
as an ever evolving organization that changes as the young women in leadership positions come and go.
The one constant she
observes is that WIN helps facilitate connections.
May 2012 e-Newsletter | National Women's Political Caucus
WPCNJ and NWPC Founder Alice Cohan will be the featured keynote speaker for the event. email@example.com
"There wasn't an issue, a rally, a demonstration or a march Gloria didn't love," said Alice Cohan, longtime NOW activist and Feminist Majority staff member.
Feminist Majority Foundation
The Director of the March for Women's Lives is Alice Cohan, Feminist Majority's Director of National Programs and former Political Director of NOW.
Cohan, who was the director of the 1986, 1989 and 1992 reproductive rights marches, has also played a key role in the national capital marches for the Equal Rights Amendment and gay and lesbian rights for nearly 30 years.