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Honoring Women's History Month with Roberta Meek | WDIY News Exclusive

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Roberta Meek

In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, Marcie Lightwood spotlights Roberta Meek; a local civil and women's rights leader who will lead a virtual fundraiser for LEPOCO, a peace and justice group in Bethlehem with a more than 50-year history of community activism.

Roberta Meek has involved herself in matters of peace and justice, community building, academia, women’s concerns, Black Lives Matter, civil rights, African-American history, music and theater - all in the Lehigh Valley. 

(Original air-date: 3/8/21)

Marcie Lightwood came to WDIY to set up the first on-air membership drive, and has stayed with the station ever since. She is a self-employed social worker, specializing in parenting education, working with people in poverty and group facilitation. Currently, Marcie coordinates the NPR news hosts, hosts Morning Edition Monday and serves as a substitute for Celtic Faire, Folk Classics and Assorted Women. She is the mother of four grown children and lives in Allentown.
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