100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage

100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage

Women's Suffrage 1915 March

Celebrate the

1920 to 2020

August 2020 is National Women's Suffrage Month

The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission and its partners will conduct month-long suffrage inspired digital programming to commemorate 100 years of the 19th Amendment and Women’s Right to Vote. https://www.womensvote100.org/suffragemonth  Examples:

Florida Humanities Council https://floridahumanities.org/?s=suffrage 

Women 100, A National Celebration of American Women https://women100.org/  events include:

  • August 26, 2020, 12pm to 1:30pm, Toast to Tenacity, virtual tribute to Women’s Equality Day, webcast.

Smithsonian Institution https://www.si.edu/search/videos?edan_q=women%20suffrage&
Florida Women's Suffrage Centennial  https://floridasuffrage100.org/
2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative (WVCI)  https://www.2020centennial.org/
PBS https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/videos/?category=women&video_type=all&sort_by=featured
Save these Dates for LWV events:

  • October 20, 2020, noon, (rescheduled from 3/31/20). A Virtual conversation with Elaine Weiss, Author of The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight for the Vote.  League of Women Voters of Sanibel.
  • March 15, 2021, (rescheduled from 8/28/20) 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage Celebration.  Featuring Jamie Abrams, Professor of Lee County of Law, on women’s struggle to win the vote and challenges today. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lee County and Florida Gulf Coast University.