Norman, Susan J.
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Susan J. Norman was an Iowa City activist through the 1970s. She participated in consciousness-raising groups at the Emma Goldman Clinic and served on the board of Grace and Rubies. Grace and Rubies opened in 1976 and was aprivately owned incorporated business, which operated as a women-only restaurant and meeting space for two years. Norman was also involved in various pro-choice activities, including organizing a pro-choice rally in Iowa City in 1978. After leaving Iowa City, Susan Norman continued in her activist pursuits, organizing Women for Women at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Bowling Green, Ohio. Drawing on her experience with Iowa City's Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP), Norman worked to develop Women for Women at BGSU from 1979-1984. Susan Norman returned to Iowa,and worked in social services before beginning a career as a realtor in 1993 inCedar Rapids, Iowa.