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July 2020

The Vote! Book Discussion with author Tina Cassidy

July 29 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Reading Public Library, 64 Middlesex Avenue
Reading, 01867
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Author Tina Cassidy facilitates a discussion of her new book: Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait? Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote.

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August 2020

Belva Lockwood for President: a Living History Performance with Anne Barrett

August 24 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Pleasant Street Center, 49 Pleasant St
Reading, 01867
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Free

It's 1884 and Belva Lockwood is on the campaign trail! Attend her fiery campaign speech to hear her plans for equality and justice for all. She'll recollect her humble beginnings, and describe her fight to become the first woman admitted to the Supreme Court Bar. Includes renditions of popular suffrage songs. Step Back to Election 1884 with historian and performer Anne Barrett.

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September 2020

100 Years after the 19th Amendment: Their Legacy, and Our Future

September 1 @ 9:00 AM - September 30 @ 5:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street
Brockton, 02301
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Free

The American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Law Library of Congress has launched a 19th Amendment traveling exhibit, "100 Years After the 19th Amendment: Their Legacy, and Our Future.”  The six-banner free-standing exhibit features historic photos and artifacts and details the story of the battle for ratification and outlines the challenges that remain. The exhibit was recently awarded a 2019 GDUSA American Graphic Design Award.  The banners will be available for viewing in the lobbies of the three branches…

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Current Barriers to Voting — The Right to Vote: Past, Present, Future

September 21 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Forbes Library, 20 West St
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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Free

The Right to Vote: Past, Present, Future is a series of four events, each starting with a presentation by a panel of speakers, followed by group discussion. The third event will focus on current barriers to voting, such as incarceration, citizenship status, accessibility, ID requirements, transportation, voting on reservations, and gerrymandering. Four speakers will present historical context and guide discussion. The presenters are: Lois Ahrens, founder of the Real Cost of Prisons Project Dr. Donald C. Baumer, Professor of Government at Smith College David Daley, author of Unrigged: How Americans…

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National Voter Registation Day Drive

September 22 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Reading Public Library, 64 Middlesex Avenue
Reading, 01867
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National Voter Registration Day is a national holiday celebrating our democracy. Unite for a Common Purpose! National Voter Registration Day is a day of civic unity. It’s an opportunity to set aside differences and celebrate democracy and the rights and opportunities we all share as Americans. Every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote because they miss a registration deadline, don’t update their registration, or aren’t sure how to register. National Voter Registration Day wants to make sure…

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WAM Theatre presents ROE

September 24 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
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Roe by Lisa Loomer Directed by Kristen van Ginhoven September 24-October 11, 2020 Berkshire Premiere Two Women. Multiple Truths. One Landmark Supreme Court Case. In keeping with WAM’s double philanthropic mission, a portion of the proceeds will be given to an organization taking action for women and girls. The beneficiary for ROE will be announced soon. About the play: ROE is an historically sweeping play with a large ensemble cast that illuminates the history of one of the most polarizing…

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WAM Theatre presents ROE

September 25 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
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Roe by Lisa Loomer Directed by Kristen van Ginhoven September 24-October 11, 2020 Berkshire Premiere Two Women. Multiple Truths. One Landmark Supreme Court Case. In keeping with WAM’s double philanthropic mission, a portion of the proceeds will be given to an organization taking action for women and girls. The beneficiary for ROE will be announced soon. About the play: ROE is an historically sweeping play with a large ensemble cast that illuminates the history of one of the most polarizing…

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We Did It For You! Women’s Journey Through History

September 26 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street
Brockton, 02301
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Free

An Empowerment Workshop using the strength of the characters in the local play “We Did It For You!.” Participants will address the personal resistance they encounter as they work for social justice.  For a better democracy, it’s in everyone’s interest that women are part of the leadership and backbone of the future—to be true to the sacred trust we have been given by our foremothers.

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WAM Theatre presents ROE

September 26 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
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One event on September 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM

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One event on October 3, 2020 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM

One event on October 8, 2020 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 9, 2020 at 7:30 PM

Roe by Lisa Loomer Directed by Kristen van Ginhoven September 24-October 11, 2020 Berkshire Premiere Two Women. Multiple Truths. One Landmark Supreme Court Case. In keeping with WAM’s double philanthropic mission, a portion of the proceeds will be given to an organization taking action for women and girls. The beneficiary for ROE will be announced soon. About the play: ROE is an historically sweeping play with a large ensemble cast that illuminates the history of one of the most polarizing…

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WAM Theatre presents ROE

September 27 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
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One event on September 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM

One event on September 26, 2020 at 2:00 PM

One event on September 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM

One event on October 1, 2020 at 2:00 PM

One event on October 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM

One event on October 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM

One event on October 4, 2020 at 2:00 PM

One event on October 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM

One event on October 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Roe by Lisa Loomer Directed by Kristen van Ginhoven September 24-October 11, 2020 Berkshire Premiere Two Women. Multiple Truths. One Landmark Supreme Court Case. In keeping with WAM’s double philanthropic mission, a portion of the proceeds will be given to an organization taking action for women and girls. The beneficiary for ROE will be announced soon. About the play: ROE is an historically sweeping play with a large ensemble cast that illuminates the history of one of the most polarizing…

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