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Clara Lemlich was a labor activist in the early 1900s. An award ceremony named in her honor, and held at the Museum of the City of New York, that recognizes women in their 70s, 80s, 90s for lifetimes of activism, commissioned this portrait of Clara.
Everyday Superheroes (2017)
Sasha’s “Everyday Superheroes” fundraiser on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union has now collected over $8,000 toward a $10,000 goal. She has received recognition from US Senator Kamala Harris (California) and ACLU President Susan Herman wound up commissioning one.

The project has been covered by Huffington Post, A Plus, DNAinfo, and the West Side Rag.

If you would like to commission an Everyday Superhero, please see the contact info at the bottom of this page.

Huffington Post
Liz FitzGerald, a spokesperson from the ACLU, told HuffPost that Sasha is proof that anyone can help fight for others’ rights. ‘We love this project because it shows that everyone has a role to play in fighting for our rights, not just lawyers who work at the ACLU.’”
West Side Rag
Sasha described the thinking behind her project: ‘I think a lot of people feel a little bit powerless. The point is to make people feel empowered. Everyone has something that makes them special, even if it seems ordinary.’”
Sasha Matthews / Rumble Comics
—American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
—Kamala Harris, US Senator (California)
Sasha Matthews (Wikipedia) is a 12-year-old cartoonist who attends just finished 7th grade at a New York City public school. Local bookstores started selling her first self-published comic when she was in 5th grade (see available titles).
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