The 19th Amendment Centennial Virtual Celebration

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August 30, 2020 - 2:00 pm
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The 19th Amendment Centennial Virtual Celebration

Date: Sunday, August 30, 2020

Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm

Brought to you by: NCJW |LA & the City of West Hollywood and it’s Women’s Advisory Board

In collaboration with:  The League of Women’s Voters Los Angeles, Hollywood Now, The City of Los Angeles Department of Neighborhood Empowerment & Los Angeles County Women and  Girls Initiative

 

Stay tuned for more information, including speaker line-up, registration and much more!  

 The 19th amendment guaranteed American women the right to vote. Achieving this milestone required a lengthy and difficult struggle; victory took decades of agitation and protest. Beginning in the mid-19th century, several generations of woman suffrage supporters lectured, wrote, marched, lobbied, and practiced civil disobedience to achieve what many Americans considered a radical change of the Constitution. Few early supporters lived to see final victory in 1920. To read more about the suffrage movement click here

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