Marguerite Kearns August 18, 2015

NewsNotes2015AugustHelp is needed to crowd-fund an effort to document the stories of women activists by raising $75,000 before Women’s Equality Day, August 26, 2015.

 WomensActivism.NYC is the hub for a five-year celebration of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial in New York City. The first big event, “Declaration of Sentiments: The Remix, A Celebration of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial and the 200th Birthday of Elizabeth Cady Stanton” is planned for November 12, 2015. The Cooper Union will co-host an evening of music, performance, dance, comedy and poetry.

In 2016 WomensActivism.NYC will turn its efforts to voter registration and will host a women’s film festival. In 2017 there will be a full program to celebrate NYS’s suffrage centennial. Throughout the following years through to 2020, an on-line campaign will tell the stories of unsung women activists.  In 2020 there will be a day of service and celebration of the 19th Amendment to the U.S, Constitution that gave women in the United States the right to vote and full citizenship. Make a donation now to fund the women’s suffrage centennial events in NYC.

IN OTHER NEWS: Two-part article on Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the author of “The Yellow Wallpaper.” The town of Woodstock, NY in the Hudson Valley passed a resolution to honor its own women’s history and support the 2017 NYS suffrage centennial celebration and the 2020 suffrage centennial. Young people to energize support for proposed national suffragist memorial in Lorton, VA. August 26 is the women’s 4th of July and the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Plan for a special celebration. “Suffrage Storytelling” is a multi-media new feature of Suffrage Wagon News Channel. Suffrage Wagon Cooking School is one year old. We’ll be posting a tribute. Stay tuned!

Robert Thegerström (Swedish artist, 1857–1919) Laziness 1887Relax this summer by following Suffrage Wagon News Channel on Facebook and Twitter. Quarterly newsletters just by signing up. Suffrage Wagon News Channel has video platform on Vimeo.

Meet your friends at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe. Follow SuffrageCentennials.com for news and views about upcoming suffrage centennials. “Choose it and Use it” is a video reminding us of how the past is linked to what we do today and its impact on the future.

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