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women's suffrage

Aug 26, 2021

Women’s Equality Day honors suffragists, urges voting equity

It was only a few years ago that Christine Valeriann learned about the Garrett County Pilgrimage, a 1914 “suffrage hike” where seven women crossed the rural county on foot to drum up support for the suffrage movement and ultimately enlisted over 800 women to their cause. As Valeriann tried to find more details about the […]

Aug 10, 2020

Anniversary speaks to the role of the Women’s Law Center | Generation J.D.

On Aug. 18, 2020, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States.  This monumental occasion comes in the midst of a global pandemic that has exacerbated challenges and inequities that women in this nation continue to experience. Some are related to physical safety, including domestic violence. Some are related to economic […]

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