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Guide for Teens and Families

Educate, Organize, Agitate and Publicize! Learn about the tactics used by suffragists to win the right to Vote! Download this family-friendly guide and follow the links to explore the Women of the Nation Arise! online exhibit. Be inspired by creative activity ideas to improve your community and engage in civic participation.

Download the PDF.

Voting Rights Timeline

Laws on the local, state, and federal levels have an impact on our lives and our liberties. When laws change, our rights can change too. This timeline lists the laws that have both expanded and limited voting rights in New York and beyond.

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Take Action Cards

Here is a PDF version of the “Take Action Cards” originally available in the Women of the Nation Arise! Gallery and featured in the “Vote” section of the online exhibition. They suggest just a few ways you can take action in your own community.

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External Links

Women’s Suffrage NYC Centennial Consortium

The Women’s Suffrage NYC Centennial Consortium is a collaboration of cultural organizations citywide that foregrounds exhibitions and programs that, together, offer a multi-dimensional picture of the history of women’s suffrage and its lasting, ongoing impact.

https://womenssuffragenyc.org/

2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative

The 2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative (WVCI) serves as a central organizing and information-sharing entity for programs, projects, and activities that commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

https://www.2020centennial.org/

Women’s Activism NYC

Created by the NYC Department of Records and Information Services, the goal of WomensActivism.NYC is to create a permanent New York City archive listing women who have made a difference through their activism.

https://www.womensactivism.nyc/

Historic Richmond Town’s Online Exhibition “Don’t Forget to Vote”

This online exhibition looks at moments in American voting history as experienced by Staten Islanders, ranging from elections for county officials to participation in elections of national importance.

https://www.historicrichmondtown.org/dont-forget-to-vote

League of Women Voters of the City of New York

The League of Women Voters of the City of New York is a non-partisan organization whose purpose is to promote informed and active citizen participation in government. Founded in 1919, the League of Women Voters was an offshoot of the Women’s Suffrage movement.

https://my.lwv.org/new-york/city-new-york