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Friday, August 21, 2020
Contact on behalf of Suffrage100MA: Catharine Montgomery
Elizabeth Warren, Ayanna Pressley Among Massachusetts Leaders to Commemorate 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in Film Premiere
On Wednesday, August 26, SuffrageMA100 will honor the movement’s centennial with key Massachusetts figures in the highly anticipated film, “The Fight for Women’s Suffrage: Looking Back, Marching Forward”
BOSTON – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, and MA Governor Charlie Baker are among the featured presenters in a film marking the 100th anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement, presented by Suffrage100MA. This compelling short film will be premiering on Women’s Equality Day, Wednesday, August 26 at 6 p.m. live on Facebook and on Suffrage100MA’s website.
Suffrage100MA is a non-profit, non-partisan organization established to commemorate the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, prohibiting the federal and state governments from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis of sex. The film gives a versatile glimpse into the suffrage movement, from the abolitionist movement in the 19th century that led to the suffrage movement, to the ratification of the 19th Amendment 100 years ago. Learn the dramatic herstory and be inspired to VOTE!
You can learn more about the event and the movement at suffrage100ma.org.
- WHAT: Suffrage100MA Centennial Film Premiere
- WHO: Prominent public figures from across the Commonwealth, including:
- U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren
- U.S. Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley
- Governor Charlie Baker
- Lt. Governor Karyn Polito
- Attorney General Maura Healey
- Mayor Yvonne Spicer
- Cheryl Clyburn Crawford
- And many more!
- WHEN: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 6 p.m.
- WHERE: The film will stream live on Facebook Live and on Suffrage100’s website.
About Suffrage100MA: Suffrage100MA is dedicated to commemorating the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prohibiting the federal and state governments from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis of sex. Suffrage100MA presents events and activities that highlight the herstory of the women’s suffrage movement and women’s rights. Suffrage100MA is a non-profit coalition with nearly 200 non-profit, non-partisan Partners working together to honor the suffragists by VOTING! https://suffrage100ma.org/