YWCA Monument Dedication

"The YWCA child care center was officially renamed the Betty Friedan Family Child Care Learning Center during a tribute ceremony Thursday Sept. 30, 2011." - Journal Star article

"Admirers are working with the YWCA to honor Betty Friedan" - Living Tribute Peoria Journal Star, 11.10.2008

Identified in pictures:

  • Hettie Beers
  • Cheri Beever
  • Dian Brown
  • Esther Cohen, Friend of Friedan
  • Kath Conver, YWCA Board Chair
  • Barb Drake
  • Jehan Gordon, Ill House of Representatives
  • Joyce Harant
  • Fran Kepler
  • Nancy Long
  • Lynn Pearson, Board Member Peoria County
  • Anna Saxon
  • Kristy Schofield
  • Pam Schubach, Former CEO YWCA Peoria
  • Barbara Van Auken, Peoria City Council Rep
  • Linda White

Tribute Brochure

Join us as we celebrate and recognize native Peorian Betty Friedan.