Before and after the program there will be refreshments while attendees can visit staffed tables of organizations in Chicago that promote voting and civic engagement.
Lecture on African American suffragists by Marcia Walker-McWilliams, Executive Director, Black Metropolis Research Consortium lectures.
Panel on why African American suffragist stories matter moderated by Elizabeth Todd Breland, Assoc. Prof. History, UIC between our suffrage history and the women’s movement-past and present.
Four panelists: C. Betty Magness, II. Political Director of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, Asiaha Butler, co-founder & president of the Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.): Anne Jamieson, President, League of Women Voters, Chicago, and Ibie Hart, Woman’s Business Development Manager, Illinois Depart. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity.
Questions and Answers with the audience
Sponsoring organizations: AAUW Chicago, Inc. branch, Vivian G. Harsh Society, and the Working Women’s History Project
Please contact us through Jackie Kirley 773 896-3668 or Jackie@wwhpchicago.org