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The Anthony Center offers many resources to members of the Rochester community and University of Rochester campus.

For information on the academic program in Women's Studies, please refer to the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies.

Please access the following pages divided by topic:
University of Rochester Women's Center Resources
Rochester Area Community Resources
National Resources 
Informational Web Sites
Bibliography About the US Suffrage Movement


University of Rochester Women's Center Resources

Campus Initiatives:
The Anthony Center participates in and serves as a resource for the Safe Zone Campaign at the University of Rochester, whose mission is to identify safe places on campus for individuals to openly discuss gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues, both academic and personal. The Anthony Center offices are a Safe Zone.

Academic Resources:
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
College Center for Academic Support
Office of Special Programs and Part-time Studies
Women in Science & Engineering Program

Community Service:
Alpha Phi Omega
Community Service Network
Habitat for Humanity

Services & Personal Resources:
Career Center
University Counseling Center
Office of the Dean of Students
Office of Minority Student Affairs
Safe Zone Campaign
Sexual Assault Hotline, campus phone x5-RAPE
Sexual Harassment Prevention
Student Activities Office
University Health Service
Office of the University Intercessor

Student Organizations: Educational & Awareness
Amnesty International
Black Students' Union
Pride Network (formerly GLBFA) 
Grassroots: Students for a Better Environment
Sexual Health Awareness Group
Society of Women Engineers
Women's Caucus: A Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance

Student Organizations: Sororities
Alpha Phi, Theta Kappa Chapter
Delta Gamma
Delta Sigma Theta
Kappa Delta
Gamma Phi Beta
Lambda Phi Chi
Omega Phi Beta
Phi Sigma Sigma
Sigma Delta Tau, Beta Pi Chapter
Sigma Psi Zeta
Zeta Phi Beta


Rochester Area Community Resources

Alternatives for Battered Women
Alzheimer's Association
American Association of University Women
American Association of University Women, Greater Rochester Area Branch
Susan B. Anthony House
The ARC of Monroe County
Association for Women in Communications
Baden Street Settlement of Rochester, NY
Bethany House
Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys
Latinas Unidas
League of Women Voters
Legal Aid Society of Rochester
Lifeline - Rochester Community Mobile Crisis Team
Men's Education for Non-Violence Workshop
National Organization of Women Rochester Chapter
National Women's Hall of Fame
Planned Parenthood of the Rochester and Syracuse Region
Rape Crisis Services of Planned Parenthood
Rochester Women's Network
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Society of Women Engineers, Rochester Section E006
Sojourner House

WAVE: Women Against A Violent Environment
YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County


National Resources

General Resources:
Mothers & More
Women's Resources on the Internet

Alliance of Women's Business & Professional Organizations
Business Women's Network Interactive
Dads and Daughters
Feminist Majority Foundation
National Council of Women's Organizations
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Organization for Women (NOW)
Planned Parenthood
Women's College Coalition
Women Count


Informational Resources

History of Women's Rights:
Information on Susan B. Anthony's arrest and trial 
Susan B. Anthony House, Rochester, NY
Women's Rights National Park, National Park Service, Seneca Falls, NY
National Women's History Museum, Alexandria, VA
National Women's Hall of Fame, Seneca Falls, NY
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Papers Project Online, sponsored by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
The Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation, Fayetteville, NY

Academic Resources:
Brockport Women's Center
Carnegie Mellon University, Gender and Sexuality
Carnegie Mellon University, Feminism and Women's Studies
End-Violence Working Group
University of Maryland, Women's Studies
Nazareth College Women's Studies Department
PAR-L: A Canadian Electronic Feminist Network—
RIT Women's Center
University of Pittsburgh Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Concerns
Wellesley Center for Women
Yale University Women's Organization

General Informational Resources:
AFL-CIO Equal Pay Site
Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health
Women's Bureau of the U.S. Labor Department

Domestic Violence Resources:
Battered Women's Justice Project
National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence
National Resource Center to End Violence Against Native Women
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence


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Prepared by Mary M. Huth, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, University of Rochester Libraries, February 1995.