Senator Mayer spoke on the Challenges ahead for women & girls in the post-COVID world, focusing on education, childcare, jobs, & political engagement at the September Branch Meeting.
(left to right) Diana Lennon, State Senator Shelley Mayer, Teresa Neal & Rene Parmar.
EXHIBIT: Spencer Sweeney: Perfect
“ Known for his psychologically rich figurative paintings, and collaborations with various musicians, performers, and artists in the downtown New York City art scene throughout his career, Sweeney will present an exhibition tracing his robust practice over the past 15 years.
Sweeney notes, “The title Perfect is utilized here in broad philosophical terms, contemplating the challenges in the full acceptance of life in its entirety including of course the imperfect. For instance, in the case of the self-portraits, with all their anxiety, pathos and chaos, are depictions of difficult moments along the path of the creative process, which in the end and with some perspective, might as well be ‘Perfect.’”
Lunch at X2O, Yonkers – August 2022
Spring Fling – June 2022 at Saint Andrew’s Golf Club
Happy Holidays at Crabtree Kittle House – December 2021
Spring Fling Picnic 2021
Art Group 2021
The AAUW Tuesday Literary Group reviewed and discussed Delia Owens’ book, Where the Crawdad’s Sing.
AAUW Sept Branch Meeting featured Muriel Fox the co-founder of NOW (National Organization for Women). Muriel spoke about the Modern Women’s Movement origins that became the Second Wave. How they continued the battle of the suffragists, who had won women the right to vote with the 19th Amendment 100 years ago. She spoke passionately about her role in helping promote women’s issues that contributed to the passing of laws in the 1970’s. These were aimed at fighting discrimination against women in all phases of society, and would not have passed without feminist pressure.
Muriel urged both men and women to continue to teach our sons the admirable attributes and skills that women possess, and for men to embrace those skill by appointing women to the roles formerly held only by men.
The AAUW Art Interest Group arranged a private guided Zoom tour of Bisa Butler’s exhibit at The Katonah Art Museum. Her famous quilted art work are a must see, to be absorbed, discussed and appreciated.
AAUW Literary Group discussed Pulitzer Recipient Colson Whitehead’s book The Nickel Boys
If you’d be interested in joining our discussions or other AAUW interest groups, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org . New members are welcome!
AAUW Current Issues Group
Twenty-one members of the AAUW Current Issues Group met to discuss the Statics of the Pandemic, the Supreme Court Decision in regards to the Electoral College, and the current Housing Crisis due to COVID-19. Many of the members were without internet or power due to the recent storm, so they participated via phone.
SPRING FLING – Annual Dinner – June 6, 2018 – St. Andrews Golf Club – Attended by over 70 members — good food and great company!
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