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Women Make Movies, Inc. (New York, NY 10001-5059)
Hazel Gurland-Pooler (Project Director: August 2020 to present)
Storming Caesars Palace

A feature-length documentary about the formation of the National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO) in Las Vegas in the 1970s.

Storming Caesars Palace is a documentary which presents low-income mothers in the National Welfare Rights Organization as political strategists and grassroots leaders who pushed for economic justice, women’s rights, and Black women’s empowerment, founding one of the first and most successful women-led community corporations in the nation — 50 years ago.

Project fields:
African American History; Gender Studies; Women's History

Media Projects Production

Public Programs

$500,000 (approved)
$500,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2021 – 4/30/2023