Author: Laura Chaney

Along with the New York City Department of Transportation, Manhattan Community Board 4, Frances Perkins Center, the Perkins Family, and Hell's Kitchen Walking Tour Historian James Kaplan, you are invited to a street co-naming of FRANCES PERKINS PL. [pdf-embedder url="https://francesperkinscenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/FRANCES-PERKINS-PLACE-Street-co-naming-Flyer-1.pdf" title="FRANCES PERKINS PLACE Street co-naming Flyer"] RSVP...

The woman who helped a president change America during his first 100 days: https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2021/03/14/frances-perkins-fdr-100-days-new-deal/   Big Boss, Little Boss: https://www.marketplace.org/shows/the-uncertain-hour/big-boss-little-boss/   International Women's Day | Notable Maine women who've made their mark on the world: https://www.newscentermaine.com/article/life/people/international-womens-day-notable-maine-women-whove-made-their-mark-on-the-world/97-4bfcf52b-8eb0-457e-b869-a7ad067f0285   Frances Perkins: Architect of the New Deal and Social Security:...

The protagonists who drove the last upswing–when “I” gave way to “we”– came to be called Progressives. They were a diverse coalition whose factions often disagreed about ends and means but who shared a galvanizing belief in the power of ordinary citizens to change the...

Shining a light on Frances Perkins' legacyFinally getting her due