Women and the Vote: What Difference Do We Make?

March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6 pm- 8 pm

Adoption of the 19th Amendment doubled the number of US citizens eligible to vote. This panel will address women’s political engagement- including voting patterns, turnout and civic activism- and the impact women have had on public policies since 1920.

  • Lisa Kathleen Graddy, Curator, Division of Political History, National Museum of American History
  • Elisabeth Griffith, PhD, author of In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Jennifer Lawless, Director, Women & Politics Institute, School of Public Affairs, American University
  • Jay Newton-Small, co-founder of MemoryWell and author of Broad Influence: How Women are Changing the Way America Works

 

This event is FREE but space is limited.  Please register here.

This program is in partnership with the 2020 Women Votes Centennial Initiative, a collaborative effort led by the National Woman’s Party and the League of Women Voters of the United States.  Learn more at 2020Centennial.org