Tag: David Rothenberg

The Attica Prison Riots and the Village

The Attica Prison Riots, which took place September 9th through 13th, 1971, rocked the entire country. The bloodiest prison disturbance in recent American history, the riot was unplanned but ignited at a time of deep unrest among the prison population. …

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It’s Theater Thursday, and We Love Rattlestick Playwrights Theater!

Today, I caught up with Daniella Topol, the Artistic Director of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater since 2016. Daniella is a powerhouse in the not-for-profit theater world, and GVSHP is very proud to be amongst her friends!

Remembering the Ramrod Massacre

“For all of us who were worried that the conservative backlash in this country would bring about unnamed terrible things, the future is now.” One might assume these words were written in light of recent events. In fact, they date …

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Oral Histories on the Founding of An Artists’ Colony, A Prison Reform Organization, and So Much More

GVSHP has been conducting and sharing oral histories since the mid-1990s.  As we look back on two powerhouse oral histories, we’re considering the importance of such documents as “the first kind of history,” as “part of the struggle of memory …

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Celebrating David Rothenberg and the Fortune Society

Last night, GVSHP and the Fortune Society hosted a celebration in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Fortune Society’s founding by David Rothenberg, and marking the release of GVSHP’s oral history with David and his addition to our Civil …

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David Rothenberg, Civil Rights and Social Justice Pioneer

Civil rights and social justice crusader David Rothenberg, the founder of the Fortune Society and a 2015 Village Award winner, has now been added to the GVSHP Civil Rights and Social Justice Map.

In the Village Voice today – August 31, 1967

With the recent news that the Village Voice will cease production of its print edition after a 62 year run, we thought we would take a look back and see what was in the Village Voice 50 years ago today…

2015 Village Award Winner David Rothenberg

Off the Grid is highlighting the winners of the 2015 Village Awards in the lead up to the June 17th Annual Meeting & Award Ceremony. Previous entries include Barbara Shaum and Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks. Today we will look at the many …

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2015 Village Awards and Annual Meeting

Join us on Wednesday, June 17th for the 35th GVSHP Annual Meeting and 25th Village Awards Co-hosted by The New School

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