Events

Did you know there are 2.13 male short-film directors to every 1 female director? It’s time to flip the script.
Here’s how you can help: Join us at LUNAFEST, the traveling film festival that is amplifying the voices of strong women everywhere, telling the stories that must be told.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
5:30 p.m. Wine & Buffet Reception
6:45 p.m. Film Screening
 
The Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home
4079 Albany Post Rd.
Hyde Park, NY
 
This local LUNAFEST event is co-sponsored by Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, an organization working to prevent breast cancer by eliminating exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation, and the Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill in support of Girls’ Leadership Worldwide, its one-of-a-kind leadership and empowerment program for girls from across the country and around the globe.
 

WOMEN SERVING WOMEN SUMMIT

May 29 – 31, 2019

Omega, a nonprofit educational organization will be working with 32 organizations across the spectrum of social, economic, and environmental issues, and will be awarded working retreat grants. The Women Serving Women Summit, hosted by the Omega Women’s Leadership Center, will focus on organizations that serve the needs and interests of women. The Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill is proud to be one of many great organizations receiving the Women Serving Women 2019 grant!

Eleanor Roosevelt: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 16 (1) Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution.
(2) Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses.
(3) The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State.