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September 2020

The Vote! Spectacles of Suffrage: Women and the Right to Vote in Massachusetts

September 30 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities

In October 1915, the Massachusetts Women Suffrage Association organized a suffrage parade. Some 15,000 marched through the Public Garden and Boston Common. Why did they select the Public Garden? How did it compare to suffrage parades and tactics elsewhere? How did local conditions and spaces inform strategies? What backlash did marchers face and why? Join Paula Austin, author of Coming of Age in Jim Crow DC (NYU Press, 2019) and Lauren Santangelo, author of Suffrage and the City: New York…

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October 2020

WAM Theatre presents ROE

October 1 @ 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

October 2 @ 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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Walking Tour of Stony Brook

October 3 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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One event on October 3, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Stony Brook T Stop, 100 Boylston Street
Jamaica Plain, MA
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Free

Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to explore a fascinating industrial area at the geographic heart of Boston that includes 19th-century tannery and brewery buildings, the homes of early German settlers, and today’s Boston Beer Company, the brewers of Samuel Adams. In the 1970s, a coalition of community groups joined together to block construction of the Southwest Expressway through Jamaica Plain and other Boston neighborhoods. Today, the Southwest Corridor Park that runs through the Stony Brook neighborhood stands as a…

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WAM Theatre presents ROE

October 3 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
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One event on September 25, 2020 at 7:30 PM

One event on September 26, 2020 at 7:30 PM

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

One event on October 1, 2020 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 2, 2020 at 7:30 PM

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

October 4 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
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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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Every Voice Counts: An Overview of Voting Rights in the United States and Massachusetts

October 6 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Online Workshop, Tsongas Industrial History Center
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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Free

What can we learn about how people have secured equitable political representation in the United States by examining case studies from Lowell’s past and present? Find out by participating in the Tsongas Industrial History Center’s webinar series for educators that explores how underrepresented communities have fought for equitable representation and overcome barriers to civic participation. In each webinar, historians and educators share content on a civics topic and discuss how to adapt it for the classroom. Each session includes companion…

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The Contemporary Case of Voting Rights in the U.S.

October 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street
Brockton, 02301
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Free

A forum on the Contemporary Case of Voting Rights in the U.S.  Since the 2016 Presidential election, the national discourse on contemporary voter participation and voting rights, has become more intense than ever before. Attention has been paid to the question of voter suppression. Organizations such as the ACLU and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund have begun to litigate these attempts at denying American citizens of one of their most basic freedoms, the right to vote.  This panel/ forum will…

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We Did It For You! The Suffrage Story, Civil Rights and Voting Today

October 8 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Funded by Mass Humanities
Brockton Public Library, 304 Main Street
Brockton, 02301
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Free

“We Did It For You! The Suffrage Story, Civil Rights and Voting Today” is a presentation with actresses told by the women who were there in a journey starting with the struggles leading up to basic rights for women with a focus on voting rights for women and minorities. Covers from 17th century through the suffrage and civil rights movements to why it is important to vote. Discussion at the conclusion of the presentation with the cast. Contact us for…

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WAM Theatre presents ROE

October 8 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 25, 2020 at 7:30 PM

One event on September 26, 2020 at 7:30 PM

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

One event on October 1, 2020 at 7:30 PM

One event on October 2, 2020 at 7:30 PM

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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