Phyllis Holmen papers
Scope and Contents of the Papers
The Phyllis Holmen papers document her work as the Treasurer and Board Member of the Women's Policy Group and Women's Policy Education Fund, later known jointly as Georgia Women for a Change, from 1985-2010. The papers include materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records including budgets, and bylaws. The material documents the work of the board as well as activities such as fundraising events; other organizations, such as the Atlanta Women's Agenda; and includes notes on the Georgia General Assembly from 1992-1994.
- Creation: 1985-2010
- Holmen, Phyllis J. (Person)
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Collection is open for research use.
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Biographical and Historical Note
Phyllis Holmen earned both her undergraduate degree in English and her Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois. She was admitted to the Georgia Bar in 1974, and joined the Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP). Since 1990, she has served as GLSP's Executive Director. Holmen has served on numerous national, state, and local committees. She is the former Treasurer and board member of Georgia Women for a Change and of the Women's Policy Education Fund.
Georgia Women for a Change is a registered non-profit organization in Georgia, with the goal to "promote progressive public policy that benefits women, girls, and their communities," particularly when it comes to diversity and economic equality. Founded in 1988, the organization was originally two separate units, The Women's Policy Group and the Women's Policy Education Fund.
1.88 Linear Feet (in 5 boxes)
Language of Materials
The Phyllis Holmen papers document her work as the Treasurer and Board Member of the Women's Policy Group and Women's Policy Education Fund, later known jointly as Georgia Women for a Change, from 1985-2010. The papers include materials such as correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records including budgets, and bylaws.
Files arranged alphabetically.
Donated by Phyllis J. Holmen, November 27, 2010.
Processed by Courtney Nix, October 2013.
- Phyllis Holmen:
- A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- October 2013
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