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April President’s Message

Posted by Laurie Schechter

April 24, 2024

 Dear Ebell Members, As we spring into the blossoming days of April, I want to take a moment to reflect on our recent celebration of Women's History Month at The Ebell. From Amy Simon’s one-woman show, She’s History, to our Juried Art Show, A Woman’s Place, and first annual symposium of The Ebell Institute for the... Read more » Read more »
Meet the Board Nominees

Meet the Board Nominees

April 24, 2024

RANDI JONES Candidate for President I joined The Ebell in 2013 and am currently finishing my second year as Vice President of the organization. Before being elected to that office, I served as Director of the Rest Cottage Association for four years ending June 30, 2021. I continue to be an active member of RCA... Read more » Read more »
Lisa See

The Ebell Launches The Ebell Institute for the Study of Women’s History in Los Angeles

Posted by Patty Lombard

April 24, 2024

Lisa See, New York Times bestselling writer, novelist, and Ebell member, and Dr. Meredith Drake Reitan, The Ebell’s first scholar in residence opened the symposium with a panel discussion on history through artifacts. Photo by Molly O’Keefe Photography The lounge at the historic Ebell of Los Angeles was filled with students, scholars, Ebell members, and guests for... Read more » Read more »
100 Extraordinary Women

The Ebell Institute and 100 Extraordinary Women Campaign

Posted by Sika Lonner

April 24, 2024

Founded in 1894, during a time when women did not have the right to vote, attend most colleges, or own property, The Ebell of Los Angeles addressed the ambitions of its members and the needs of the greater community by providing collective volunteer-led educational, cultural, artistic and civic opportunities. Since its founding, The Ebell has... Read more » Read more »
Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

April 24, 2024

Photos by  Molly O'Keeffe, Larissa Raquel and various Women's History Postcard Writing Sunday, February 25, 2024 Vox Femina: Mosaics from the Middle East Sunday, February 25, 2024 African American Women in Politics Luncheon Monday, February 26, 2024 She is History Performance with Amy Simon Monday, March 4, 2024 Everywhere of Her Wednesday, March 6, 2024... Read more » Read more »

Member News

April 24, 2024

Sandy Boeck We extend our heartfelt condolences to long-time member Sandy Boeck who lost her beloved husband Bill on March 3 in the peace and comfort of his own home. Bill was a frequent Ebell visitor over the years, accompanying Sandy to many Ebell programs. On March 29, conductor, composer, vocalist and filmmaker and Ebell... Read more » Read more »
Amy Phillips

More Than Just Eye Candy

Posted by Amy Phillips

April 24, 2024

At the start of the 1900s, the women's suffrage movement grew in the United States and Britain as women were lobbying for the right to vote. They organized parades and marches and, in the process, established three identifying colors to wear to events: PURPLE, GOLD AND WHITE. In the United States, the colors were purple... Read more » Read more »

News from The Ebell Social Services

Posted by Co-Chairs Lizzie Blatt and Janice Berger-Landau

April 24, 2024

The RCA-funded charity Harvest Home helps transform the lives of homeless pregnant women and their children by providing housing, support, and programs that equip women to become great mothers.   Front left: Janice Berger-Landau, Wendy Guzin, Lorraine Spector. Front right: Staff from Harvest Home, Lizzie Blatt, Paulinda Schimmel On Saturday, March 30, a group from the... Read more » Read more »
Harriet Williams Russell Strong

Say Hello to Harriet Russell Williams Strong, Our Founder

Posted by Phyllis Hansen

April 24, 2024

In celebrating Women’s History Month let’s look back on our principal founder, Harriet Russell Strong. You know her by her portrait that hangs permanently on the east wall of the Art Salon. She looms large, her somewhat stern countenance seemingly the picture of a privileged woman. You are in for a big surprise. Harriet was… Read more »

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The Ebell Code of Conduct

April 24, 2024

The Board of Directors of The Ebell of Los Angeles is committed to providing a safe, respectful and welcoming environment for all of our guests, members and employees.  To that end, we would like to take a moment to remind you to review our Ebell Code of Conduct.  Thank you for being a valued Ebell… Read more »

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