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League of Women Voters of Athens County (Ohio)
League of Women Voters of Athens County (Ohio)

Suffrage Centennial

"The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex."

- 19th Amendment to the US Constitution; August 18, 1920

 

Local events (not affiliated with LWVAC):

 

Women Pioneers: Celebrate 100 at the Athena Cinema

This spring, the Athena is proud to present four profound films celebrating the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. All shows feature intros and post-film talks. FREE ADMISSION to all screenings!

  • Selma, January 21
  • Mankiller, February 25
  • Suffragette, March 24
  • Iron Jawed Angels, April 14

 

The Ohio University Women's Center will hold multiple events throughout 2020, including author talks, exhibits, a transcript-a-thon, and several opportunities to modernize your suffrage sash. Learn more here.

 

 

Further reading:

 

The Imperfect, Unfinished Work of Women's Suffrage by Casey Cep

Trujillo vs. Garley: The Struggle for Native American Voting Rights by Sarah Rounsville


The League of Women Voters, an issue-oriented organization,

  • does not support candidates or political parties,
  • encourages informed and active participation in government,
  • works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and
  • influences public policy through education and advocacy.

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