A staged reading of “I Want to Go to Jail”, an original play by Pamela Swing, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Dabanka, Brandeis undergraduate performed in period costumes by cast members from We Did it For You! Women’s Journey Through History. The performance will be followed by a discussion with the cast and a question and answer session with the audience. Please join us for an opening reception outside in the courtyard of the Rasmussen Education Center with a cash bar from Saltbox Kitchen Brewery and art and activist button-making beginning at 6:00 p.m.
$5 Member | $10 Non-Member. This program is supported in part by the Sally Lanagan Fund and grants from the Concord Cultural Council, the Lexington Council for the Arts, and the Lincoln Cultural Council – local agencies which are supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
The Women’s Suffrage Celebration Coalition of Massachusetts;
The Commonwealth Museum, a Division of the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, William F. Galvin;
The Boston Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement
Invite You to
Women’s Equality Day 2019
Join us to honor:
Sheroes: African American Suffragists of Massachusetts
Maria Louise Baldwin
Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin
Free and open to the public; RSVPs are encouraged.
Wear white or come dressed as your favorite suffragist!
The Needham League of Women Voter’s first forum of the fall will feature Gloria Polizzotti Greis, PhD, Executive Director of the Needham History Center and Museum. Gloria will discuss the women’s suffrage movement in Needham. We will also continue our celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters with a look at the League’s work in Needham through a 10-minute video presentation.
The Needham League of Women Voters presents this performance of We Did It For You! Women’s Journey Through History.
We Did It For You! Women’s Journey Through History is a theatrical performance that tells the story of how women got their rights in America, told by the women who were there. It has been performed across California and Massachusetts. A dedicated troupe of volunteer women who care about women’s rights and active participation in our democracy are determined to entertain and educate you with this incredible experience.
A great experience for people of all ages, and a great start to the commenoration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the League of Women Voters.
Tickets will go on sale in the early fall.