Roberta Malavenda papers
Scope and Content of the Papers
The Roberta Malavenda papers, 1978-1985, document her involvement in the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC), and National Anti-Klan Network. Her NWPC materials [folders 1-3] contain information on the Affirmative Action Program (1981-1982), leadership lists and form letters (1982) and legislative updates and guidelines (1982). The materials relevant to the GWPC [folder 4] are copies of their newsletter, Women's Political Reporter, (1982-1983). The National Anti-Klan Network materials [folder 5] include the program and hand-outs from the organizations' 3rd annual conference, "Strategies to Counter the Ku Klux Klan: Organizing Effective and Local Response" held in Atlanta, Ga., on June 18-20, 1982, as well as newspaper clippings related to the Ku Klux Klan (circa 1981-1982) and copies of the National Anti-Klan Network Newsletter (1982). Newspaper clippings and articles (1978-1985) related to women's issues are included [folder 6], as well as a copy of Malavenda's scrapbook of news clippings and journal articles (1980-1983) related to women in politics and the ERA [folder 7]. Twenty photographs (b/w and color) [folder 8] pertaining to her activism in all three of the above organizations are provided.
- Malavenda, Roberta (Person)
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Biography of Roberta Malvenda
Roberta Malavenda has worked as an educator, community consultant, social worker and community organizer advocating for child care and developmental disabilities rights. She is currently the Deputy Director of Programs for the Save the Children Child Care Support Center in Atlanta, Georgia, and serves as the president of Parent Services Project, Inc. and as the co-chair of the National Family Support/Child Care Project, PSP, Inc. She was involved with both the National Women's Political Caucus and the Georgia Women's Political Caucus serving as the ERA State Coordinator and President, 1979-1980.
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Roberta Malavenda has worked as an educator, community consultant, social worker and community organizer advocating for child care and developmental disabilities rights. The Roberta Malavenda papers, 1978-1985, document her involvement in the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), Georgia Women's Political Caucus (GWPC), and National Anti-Klan Network.
Donated by Roberta Malavenda, September 1999.
Processed by E. Lee Eltzroth at the item level, February 2000.
- Roberta Malavenda:
- A Guide to Her Papers at Georgia State University Library
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