League of Women Voters of Massachusetts (LWVMA) and Suffrage100MA were proud to present a Women’s History Month Celebration on Tuesday, March 28th, 2023 at the Gloucester Stage Company in Gloucester, MA. Event co-sponsors included local chapters of LWVMA (Cape Ann, Hamilton-Wenham, Marblehead, Salem), Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition (MAWCC), and North Shore Juneteenth Association.
The evening event included a screening of Suffrage100MA’s film, “The Fight for Women’s Suffrage: Looking Back, Marching Forward,” followed by a panel discussion, The Work Continues!”, moderated by Pattye Comfort, Executive Director of LWVMA, with panelists Cheryl Clyburn Crawford, Executive Director of MassVOTE; Sasha Goodfriend, Executive Director of Mass NOW; Fredie Kay, Founder/President of Suffrage100MA; and Nicole McClain, Founder/President of North Shore Juneteenth Association.
There was also a featured exhibit, “Tower of Strength: Black Women of the Suffrage Movement” presented by North Shore Juneteenth Association.
Proceeds support 8th – 12th grade students at the inaugural Massachusetts Civics Project Showcase at Clark University on June 2, 2023.
See photos from our Women’s History Month Celebration! (Photo credit: Suffrage100MA)