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Jane Addams Day, December 10th

December 10, 2022 @ 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM CST

Jane Addams Day is unofficially celebrated annually on December 10th, the date Addams won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931, the first American woman and the second woman to receive this award in the world.

Jane Addams (1860-1935) was a social activist, reformer, world peace promoter, settlement house founder, and women’s suffrage leader.

Among her greatest achievements was founding the profession of social work in the United States and co-founding with Ellen Gates Starr in 1889 the “Hull House” in Chicago, the first settlement house in the US.


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December 10, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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