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From 2019-2020, #SuffrageSisters and #SuffraGents will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote at events and programs across your state!

Let us know about other #WomensVote100 centennial activities happening in your state, and we’ll spread the word! Email your plans to staff@womensvote100.org.

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EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

  • May 31, 2019: Riverfest Sundown Parade, register online to march with the 19th Amendment Centennial group during this public parade in Wichita.

  • June 17, 2019, 6-7pm (CT): Her Flag 2020: Kansas Performance & Celebration, an event commemorating Kansas’s ratification of the 19th Amendment on June 16, 1919. Artist Marilyn Artus will come to Topeka to collaborate with artist Jennifer Hudson to sew a Kansas stripe to the ratification flag as part of the “Her Flag 2020” campaign. Event held at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library.

  • August-September 2019: Pop-up versions of the National Archives exhibit Rightfully Hers will be distributed to 21 venues across the Kansas—including schools, libraries, museums, and community sites—to be displayed for the centennial.

  • February 29, 2020, 2pm (CT): Centennial Celebration, an event at Yardley Hall, Johnson County Community College, celebrating 100 years of women’s right to vote and the League of Women Voters. Featuring Rosie Rios, 43rd Treasurer of the United States and founder of Empowerment 2020.

  • August 15-13, 2020: The Official Kansas Celebration of the 19th Amendment Centennial, featuring workshops, luncheons, and an awards ceremony at the WSU Hughes Metroplex in Wichita.


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