Movement Maker Dorchen Leidholdt to Be Honored at 2013 Spivack Award Recepion
On Thursday, April 4th, NYCLA’s Women’s Rights Committee for the Edith I. Spivack Award Reception will honor Dorchen A. Leidholdt, Director of the Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services at Sanctuary for Families, for her work in the area of women’s rights. The Spivack Award was named for the woman who was the driving force for the establishment of NYCLA’s Women’s Rights Committee in 1972, actively recruiting outstanding women attorneys and playing a significant role in identifying critical areas of discrimination against women. The award was established in 1997 to honor Ms. Spivack and mark the 25th anniversary of NYCLA’s Women’s Rights Committee.
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