9to5 | Read about the early organizing days of Lead Organizer Cathy Deppe
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Read about the early organizing days of Lead Organizer Cathy Deppe

Read about the early organizing days of Lead Organizer Cathy Deppe

Check out the amazing story in “Our Weekly” about 9to5 California’s Lead Organizer Cathy Deppe. The story highlights her involvement in the early days of the Civil Rights Movement and how it helped prepare her to fight for women’s rights and more.

Read an excerpt from the article: “We were taking a step outside the box and when we would go in integrated groups to register people to vote we actually frightened some of the people by being together, and they would close the doors because it was an unusual sight and meant trouble,” she concluded. “I’m still doing voter registration and will probably die doing voter registration, because it is so important for a democracy that everybody have that right.”

Click here to read the full story.