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Panel Discussion: Perspectives on the Suffrage Centennial

Sunday, July 26, 2020, 2:00 pm3:30 pm

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Date:
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Time:
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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Free/Donations Welcome
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Women of the Nation Arise! brought together a panel of scholars and experts to advise the development of the exhibition and examine the contributions of Staten Island’s suffragists, present-day issues of political equality, and voter participation. Join us with Zoom to hear firsthand the conclusions reached by the panel about Staten Island’s role in expanding voting rights – a core principle of American government.

  • Sarah Litvin – Director, Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History
  • Susan Goodier – Lecturer of History at SUNY Oneonta specializing in U.S. Public Policy History, International Gender and Culture, and Black Women’s History
  • Debbie-Ann Paige – Public historian, Senior Policy Analyst with the Council of State Governments, and co-president of the Richard B. Dickenson Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAGHS)
  • Catherine Gray – Co-President of the League of Women Voters of the City of New York
  • Margaret Middleton – Independent exhibit designer and museum consultant based in Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Gabriella Leone – Curator and Archives Manager

This program is made possible by a planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.

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