Dorothy Brewick

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In The Moment ... August 28, 2019 Show 647 Hour 2

Suzan Nolan and Dorothy "Rowdy" Brewick join host Chuck Parkinson for a preview of today's Where Do We Go From Here? The panel examines the challenges women face and how gender equality and equity impact health, welfare and the quality of life in our communities.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... March 5, 2019 Show 528 Hour 1

March 8 is International Women's Day. Today we meet Rapid City women raising awareness for women's issues here at home and around the globe.

Suzan Nolan and Dorothy "Rowdy" Brewick are delegates to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and Circle Coordinators for Gather the Women in Rapid City.

 

Victoria Wicks file photo

2018 is gearing up to be the Year of Women in United States politics. Record numbers of women are running for public office in national, state, and local races. Their zeal is credited, in part, to the women's marches held globally after the 2016 election of Donald Trump and the Me Too movement that has examined sexual harassment and sex discrimination under a bright light.

Miss Weiss

On Saturday South Dakotans joined millions of people across the world for a one-day rally. The Women's March on Washington was established as a show of solidarity and a rallying cry that women's rights are human rights. Companion marches took place in all 50 states and across the globe.

In Rapid City, protesters filled the City Administration parking lot, marched through a few blocks of downtown, and then gathered in Memorial Park.

Victoria Wicks

Women’s Equality Day is held annually on August 26th. That’s the anniversary of the 1920 certification of the 19th Amendment, recognizing women’s right to vote. Fifty years later, women staged demonstrations to demand equality in education and employment. At the beginning of the 21st Century, women in Rapid City’s Democracy in Action started observing Women’s Equality Day, as they did Tuesday night at Main Street Square.