Thank you for visiting! Please come back on August 26, at 6:00 pm to watch the premiere of our 19th Amendment Centennial commemoration film The Fight For Women’s Suffrage: Looking Back, Marching Forward!
June 5, 2020 Dear Suffrage100MA Community, Ben Crump, Attorney for the family of George Floyd, spoke before crowds the other day and asked everyone to “just take a breath.” He asked that we just take a breath for George Floyd, and he went on to name one by one by one many of the innumerable […]
Click on the photo to watch the video clip. Karyn Polito, Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts Maura Healey, Attorney General of Massachusetts Karen Spilka, President of the Massachusetts Senate Robert DeLeo, Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Yvonne Spicer, Mayor of Framingham Kim Driscoll, Mayor of Salem Andrea Campbell, President, Boston City Council Barbara Lee, […]
Prof. Cynthia Enloe, Sunday, April 28, 4pm, Needham Library
The National Votes for Women Trail (NVWT) is collecting sites from all over the U.S. to document the campaign for women’s suffrage that took place over more than seven decades. The NVWT is identifying the many sites that were integral to the suffrage movement, and making them accessible on a mobile-friendly website that can be easily searched by […]
In honor of Women’s Equality Day, the Zakim Bridge will shine purple, white and gold the night of August 26, 2017. Thank you to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation!
Dear Friend, One hundred years ago, Jeannette Rankin helped pave the way for all of us. In 1916, Rankin made history as the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress. In 1917, Rankin proposed the formation of a Congressional Committee on Women’s Suffrage, which ultimately called for a constitutional amendment on a woman’s right to […]