Media Coverage

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A Feminist Road Trip Across the U.S.

Check out this amazing route curated by Atlas Obscura with 12 stops (The Women’s Building of San Francisco included!) and more than 3,000 miles which will give you a front-row seat to women’s history in the U.S. Enjoy the reading!

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Community Credit Unions Help “Underbanked” Women

Worldwide, only 65% of women have a bank account, compared with 72% for men, so as we celebrate National Businesswoman’s Week later this month, community development financial institutions are working to even the playing field. Many of those institutions specialize in making loans to under-banked groups. Ebony Perkins, director of investor relations for Self-Help Credit Union, said her organization has loaned $3.25 billion dollars to women over the past 40 years.

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Essential Memory: Helping children find a home in the United States

Lily Macia opened the door of the Women’s Building to say goodbye to a mother and father who had finished their fingerprinting appointment, a process required for sponsors to reunite with minors who have crossed the border. Many of the sponsors Macia works with have been successfully reunited with the minors, but one particularly challenging story was of a Guatemalan mother who was never able to reunite with her daughter.

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