Determined to Rise: Women’s Historical Activism for Equal Rights

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    When:
    March 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
    2019-03-19T19:00:00-04:00
    2019-03-19T19:15:00-04:00
    Where:
    KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY
    717 Queen Street
    Cost:
    Free
    Contact:
    Anton Murray
    7037461703
    Determined to Rise: Women's Historical Activism for Equal Rights @ KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY

    Join the National Women’s History Museum to celebrate National Women’s History Month.

    Do you know how Women’s History Month began? NWHM Board Member Susan Scanlan will lead a discussion about Women’s History Month’s founding and its social significance for women and contemporary society. Audience members are encouraged to join the conversation with their questions and reflections on why we celebrate this notable time of the year.

    Sign up at www.WomensHistory.org/events/determined-rise

    The National Women’s History Museum is proud to collaborate with organizations nationwide to host Determined to Rise: Women’s Historical Activism for Equal Rights. The series features lively discussions on women’s history topics from the early 1830s when African American women abolitionist groups organized to fight for freedom and personhood to the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

    Featured Speaker

    NWHM Board Member Susan Scanlan, co-founder of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues and President Emeritus of the Women’s Research and Education Institute, retells the founding of Women’s History Month.