Block 47 is named after Alicia Dickerson Montemayor (1902-1989). Alicia was a Latina-American civil rights activist, focused on rights for Latin Americans.
Block 46 is named after the Mirabal sisters. The Mirabal sisters were four sisters in the Dominican Republic, three of whom who opposed the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo.
Block 45 is named after Asma Jahangir (1952-2018). Asma was a Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist.
Block 44 is named after Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968). Helen was an American author, political activist, and lecturer.
Block 43 is named after Wilma Pearl Mankiller (1945-2010). Wilma was a Cherokee activist, social worker, and the first woman Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation.
Block 42 is named after Aki Kurose (1925-1998). Aki was a Japanese-American teacher and social-justice activist who focused on low-income and marginalized families.
Block 41 is named after Mother Teresa (1910-1997). Mother Teresa was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.
Block 40 is named after Emma Tenayuca (1916-1999). Emma was a Mexican-American labor leader, union organizer, and educator.
Block 39 is named after Huda Sha’arawi (1879-1947). Huda was an Egyptian feminist leader, nationalist, and founder of the Egyptian Feminist Union.
Block 38 is named after Lucy Stone (1818-1893). Lucy was an American orator, abolitionist, suffragist, and women’s rights activist.
Block 36 is named after Frankie Muse Freeman (1916-2018). Frankie was an African-American civil rights attorney.
Block 36 is named after Ida Wells (1862–1931). Ida was an African-American leader in the civil rights movement and was one of the founders of the NAACP.
Block 35 is named after Maggie Lena Walker (1864-1934). Maggie was an African-American teacher and businesswoman, and the first female bank owner in the USA.
Block 34 is named after Harriet Tubman (1822-1913). Harriet was an African-American abolitionist and political activist.
Block 33 is named after Wilhelmina “Minnie” Vautrin (1886-1941). Minnie was an American missionary who cared for and protected refugees during the Nanking Massacre.
Block 32 is named after Zaynab Al-Ghazali (1917-2005). Zaynab was an Egyptian activist and founder of the Muslim Women’s Association.
Block 31 is named after MumBet (Elizabeth Freeman) (c.1744-1829). MumBet was the first enslaved African-American to file and win a freedom suit in Massachusetts.
Dorothy Irene Height (1912-2010). Dorothy was an African-American administrator, educator, and civil rights and women’s rights activist.
Block 29 was named after Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962). Eleanor was an American political figure, diplomat, and activist.
Block 28 was named after Luisa Moreno (1907-1992). Luisa was a Guatemalan leader in the United States labor movement and a social activist.
Block 27 was named after Prudence Crandall (1803-1890). Prudence was an American schoolteacher and women’s and civil rights activist.