Carol Crossed has played a leading role in the American Indian movement, (promoting relations between native North American and Latin American indigenous peoples); in the Developing Countries Visiting Journalist Program; the Women’s Peace Encampment; the World Health Conference on Women and Children, and Bread for the World. Carol has spoken before the US Senate Judiciary on nonviolent civil disobedience; was awarded the World Food Day Stamp for the Food for People Network, and appears on the Women’s Wall of Fame in Seneca Falls, NY.
She is currently on the Board of Directors of Consistent Life International, Inc. (formerly The Seamless Garment Network) a federation of over 200 organizations that support the consistent life ethic and oppose war, abortion, capital punishment, euthanasia, economic injustice, and racism. Carol was a founding member of the Network in 1988 and was its Executive Director from 1992-1998. In 1999, she co-founded Democrats for Life of America.
She is currently owner and president of the Susan B Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, MA. In 2009, she received the Woman of Achievement Award from the Berkshires Business Professional Women’s Association. She has 6 children and 17 grandchildren.