Bond Leonard, Toni Collection

Dates: 1948-2012. Size: 42 linear feet. Accession #2011/03. Chicago Public Library, Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Aftro-American History and Literature. Toni M. Bond Leonard became involved in the reproductive justice movement in the 1980s, eventually becoming executive director for the Chicago Abortion Fund. In 1996, Bond Leonard was one of the founding members of African American Women Evolving, which was formed to provide educational services to the African American community about reproductive justice, equality and education. The collection includes organizational and biographical records, as well as manuscripts, correspondence and educational resources. [Finding Aid]