Jen Deaderick

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History has always been a passion of mine. I stop to read plaques.

My mother was deeply involved with the League of Women Voters during the push for the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s, and she made sure I knew about my foremothers. It's because of her that I ended up writing She The People.

Ten years ago, I founded an Equal Rights Amendment page on Facebook in the hopes of renewing interest. My interactions on and around the page made me realize how little people actually knew about not only the ERA, but also how citizenship and democratic process works. That made me want to tell the story.

My Mom grew up in veterans housing in Winthrop, Massachusetts on Boston Harbor. My Dad grew up in the Bronx. I grew up as a stealth Townie in a gent
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Hello all!

I created a special Suggested Reading list to accompany She the People. It builds off of the list included at the back of the book.

Check it out here:

She the People Suggested Reading

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- Jen
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More of Jen's books…
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
“Well-behaved women seldom make history.”
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History

Martin Luther King Jr.
“It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can stop him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Eleanor Roosevelt
“Happiness is not a goal...it's a by-product of a life well lived.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Samuel Beckett
“Ever Tried. Ever Failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”
Samuel Beckett




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