2020 Centennial

2020 Centennial

 

Hard Won, Not Done

League of Women Voters Iowa Sponsored Centennial Events, information and merchandise
The gains?  Hard Won   The status today?  Not Done  
The future is calling to help learn from the past.  How will you answer?

Metro Des Moines Events  Women's Rights button

Postponed till the Fall - A Celebration of Mary Kline Misol's 19 Portraits of Suffragists |
Artisan Gallery 218, 218 5th St., WDM
 
April 29, 2020 | Wednesday | Co-sponsor with Chrysalis Foundation |
Wakonda Club is closed - other arrangements being considered
Time 11:30 AM to 1 PM
Topic The Power of Women's Movements
Part 1 "The Rest of the Story" - Fileflyer and ticket information
  As the nation honors the 100th Anniversary of Suffrage, we will dig deeper into how this movement did not mean voting for all women, leaving women of color behind.

    May 20, 2020 | Wednesday | Co-sponsor with Chrysalis Foundation |
                          Wakonda Club Luncheon and Conversation |

Time 11:30 AM - 1 PM
Topic The Power of Women's Movements
Part 2 "Today's Movement Makers" - Fileflyer and ticket information
  We will look closer at today's movements - how the internet and social media have changed how we mobilize and work together to improve our communities and our world.

            CANCELLED - CANCELLED - CANCELLED - CANCELLED - CANCELLED
           August 27, 2020
| Thursday | Centennial Gala

         The Gala logoMemorabilia - still available

 

 PDF iconButtons in the images of Mary Kline Misol's 19 "suffragist" portraits and Meneese Wall images

Check the LWV IA 19th Amendment website for additional memorabilia - go to the top of this page for the link.

We are celebrating other notable anniversaries this year, in addition to
the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote.  They are:

100th Anniversary of the Founding of the League of Women Voters
55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965