Thank you to all who attended (in-person or in spirit) and supported our first-ever Suffrage100MA Gala on June 14, 2023 at The Liberty Hotel in Boston! It was a magical evening honoring our award recipients, Nancy Beeuwkes, Senate President Emerita Harriette Chandler and Charlotte Golar Richie, with award presenters Carol Rose, the Honorable Linda Dorcena Forry, and Senate […]
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In this newsletter, we happily anticipate our first-ever Suffrage100MA Gala on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 6 p.m. at The Liberty Hotel in Boston. We invite the community to attend our other upcoming events, including: Sunday, May 7 at 4pm: Three Women – 20th Anniversary of the Boston Women’s Memorial; and Sunday May 28 at 2pm: Sojourner Truth Memorial Celebration with […]
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!
This issue includes a link to watch our recent virtual event with Professor Martha S. Jones and Charlotte Golar Richie, co-sponsored with GBH Network Forum. And also includes an update with links to the suffrage trail marker project and a job description for a consultant for our online women’s history center.
In this issue, we’re excited to highlight all of the amazing work that our Partners did to commemorate the 19th Amendment. We’re also proud to unveil our new partnership with the Safe Elections Network and our upcoming Get Out The Vote Town Hall on October 1st at 5:30pm. We’re also excited to announce our new program, “The 100 Classrooms Initiative,” which is focused on inspiring college students to VOTE!
In this issue, we are excited to highlight one of our amazing partners, The Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition, and their continued fight to ensure that women of color are included in every conversation, board room, and at the polls.
We are also pleased to unveil more details of our virtual August 26th event to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment. Our event, which is now digital due to COVID, will be an engaging compilation of videos with speakers including Governor Charlie Baker, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley. You won’t want to miss it!
In this Pride month edition of The Suffragist, we’re pleased to highlight the contributions of Marie Equi of New Bedford and as June is also Caribbean Heritage Month, we have also included a link to the wonderful work of Caribbean suffragists below.
We are also pleased to highlight the fantastic work of the New Bedford Lighting the Way Project. The museum, in collaboration with their strong, diverse, community-driven steering committee has elevated the stories of the women of the South Coastthrough high-quality programs (including their commemoration of the 19th Amendment) and impactful partnerships with community groups, schools, and even the National Park Service — as highlighted in SouthCoast Today!
This edition also includes important updates around Women’s Equality Day on August 26th and our statewide centennial commemoration and offers shareable content you can reuse about voter registration.
In this edition of The Suffragist: the Suffrage100MA Newsletter, we’re delighted to highlight Asian Pacific American Heritage Month along with a social media posting, and to feature the great work of the Women’s Right-to-Vote Coalition of Newton.
This March 2020 Newsletter highlights the Randolph Women’s Suffrage Coalition and our own Suffrage100MA Vice President, Katrina Huff-Larmond, who is also a Randolph Town Councilor and member of the Randolph Women’s Suffrage Coalition. We are excited to share some great ideas from the Randolph Women’s Suffrage Coalition’s successful local collaborative efforts. We hope it inspires you to think about what you can do to elevate the important stories of the suffragists — stories that aren’t told often enough.