Watch the video about Suffrage Wagon Cafe that will be featuring more about the awards for Suffrage Wagon News Channel.
Suffrage Wagon News Channel, the recipient of an award from New Mexico Press Women, was honored at the organization’s annual conference and awards banquet on April 25, 2015 for personal opinion in its women’s suffrage storytelling series. Judges said that the perspectives on Suffrage Wagon News Channel are “an original and timely contribution in light of the upcoming 2016 campaigns. The importance of making history matter for the present are highlighted by this blog.” Suffrage Wagon features suffrage movement history and how the struggle for voting rights is connected to today.
NMPW is New Mexico’s largest inclusive media organization. The awareness of suffrage movement history is gathering steam as suffrage centennial celebrations approach. This subject takes on increased awareness in the 2016 election cycle, the 2017 centennial of women voting in New York State, and the votes for women national centennial in 2020 when American women will have been voting for 100 years. This year, 2015, is the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in August.
Follow SuffrageCentennials.com for news and views about upcoming women’s suffrage centennial events and celebrations.
WOMEN VOTERS: “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. Celebrate women’s freedom to vote.