Harriet Buhai (1916 - 1983)
Jewelry Workers Union
In the 1930s and 1940s, Buhai worked in the labor union movement as a secretary for the Business Agent of the Jewelry Workers Union.
In the 1950s, she worked to defend the individual rights of persons accused of violating the Smith and McCarren Acts. In the 1960s and 1970s, she joined the legal community working in the civil rights and antiwar movements.
Socialist Community School
Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law
The Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law was founded in 1982, being originally named the Family Law Project but being renamed in honor of Harriet Buhai in 1984. The center's focus was on legal problems involving custody, visitation, support of children, domestic violence, and establishing parentage.