A movement is building to get women into construction By Katie Johnston Globe Staff, The Boston Globe, Updated January 2, 2023, 3:59 p.m. Sasirin Suriyamongkol is a third-year apprentice in Local 103′s five-year telecommunications program at the Joint Apprentice Training Center. In Massachusetts, more than 10 percent of participants in building trades union apprenticeship programs […]
Dear Friend, Since 2010, with the support of friends like you, Suffrage100MA has worked to provide inclusive, educational, cultural, and civic programming about women, including our annual Women’s Equality Day event, centered on promoting the important intersectional history of women’s voting rights and inspiring future generations to exercise their franchise. 2023 is Suffrage100MA’s year of “Looking Forward” — and […]
In this issue, Suffrage100MA reminds everyone to VOTE on November 8! Other news and photos from recent events include unveilings of Massachusetts women’s suffrage markers, our Women’s Equality Day celebration in August, and Roaring Twenties Lawn Party. PLUS – the latest news on Suffrage100MA’s transition into the Massachusetts Women’s History Center!
Primary results suggest sea change for women in Massachusetts politics By Stephanie Ebbert Globe Staff,Updated September 7, 2022, 8:12 p.m. Attorney General Maura Healey made her first campaign appearance for governor with her new running mate, Kim Driscoll, at the Worcester Public Market.LANE TURNER/GLOBE STAFF For the first time, a Massachusetts election was dominated by […]
October 25, 2022 – A marker honoring a 19th-century Worcester suffragist was unveiled Monday at Sycamore and Main streets. The marker observes Sarah E. Wall’s efforts toward women’s rights when she refused to pay property taxes on her home at 2 Sycamore St. starting in 1851 on account of not being able to vote as a […]
October 24, 2022 – The City of Worcester unveiled a trail marker for women’s suffrage movement leader Sarah E. Wall Monday. Wall was a women’s rights activist and abolitionist from Worcester. The marker, at the corner of Sycamore Street and Main Street, is near Wall’s former property and is part of the National Votes for […]