OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE
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:
- “To the wrongs that need resistance:” Carrie Chapman Catt's Lifelong Fight for Women’s Suffrage. https://www.womensvote100.org/the-suff-buffs-blog/2020/7/24/to-the-wrongs-that-need-resistance-carrie-chapman-catts-lifelong-fight-for-womens-suffrage
- Gertrude Simmons Bonnis (Zitkala-Sa): Advocate for the “Indian Vote” https://www.womensvote100.org/the-suff-buffs-blog/2020/7/30/gertrude-simmons-bonnin-zitkala-a-advocate-for-the-indian-vote
- August 7, 2020, 8pm. One Woman One Vote, now with a new introduction from Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Find more info and register here.
- August 17, 2020, 12pm ET Women’s Fight for the Vote: Celebrating 100 years of the 19th Amendment with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdlLxLfoGGh-6xCfs0rrw7_8IU2_gfI2HjOV5FZnouqcEcV5w/viewform
- Song Suffragettes’ YouTube channel.
Florida Humanities Council https://floridahumanities.org/?s=suffrage
- August 18, 2020, noon. the role of African American women in the suffrage movement. Details & registration: https://floridahumanities.org/event/african-american-women-leaders-in-the-suffrage-movement-a-panel-discussion-with-dr-sharon-austin-and-dr-ashley-preston/
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/
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.