March 11 (2pm-4:30pm) In recognition of International Women's Day, join us for a film screening of "Connie Cook: A Documentary." As one of only three women in the New York State Assembly in the 1960s and 70s, Connie Cook led extraordinary efforts — against the odds — to create change within a male-dominated government. As a Republican Assemblywoman for New York’s 125th District, she sought equality and fought for women’s rights. She authored legislation in 1970 that decriminalized abortion in New York State, which paved the way for Roe Vs. Wade in 1973. Connie Cook — pilot, legislator, advocate and attorney — was indeed a woman ahead of her time."
Free to members, non-members: $7, students: $3.