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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVENTS & Activities
August-September 2019: Pop-up versions of the National Archives exhibit Rightfully Hers will be distributed to 10 venues across the Minnesota—including schools, libraries, museums, and community sites—to be displayed for the centennial.
September 8th, 2019: Minnesota Women’s Suffrage Day at the Minnesota State Capitol, hosted by the Minnesota League of Women Voters. The event will include a commemorative program at the Minnesota State Capitol, a parade and marching band, a Minnesota suffrage history exhibit, a civic engagement fair and voter registration booths, and family fun.
October 26, 2019: 100th Anniversary “First Night” Gala, hosted by the Minnesota League of Women Voters. This “First Night” gala celebrates the first night of the second century of the League of Women Voters Minnesota while also commemorating the first 100 years.
Minnesota and the 19th Amendment, National Park Service
Suffragists in Minnesota, Turning Point Suffragist Memorial
Minnesota League of Women Voters Centennial Celebration Toolkit
“Jeannette Rankin: Champion of Persistence”: This one-woman show by seasoned Minnesota actress J. Emily Peabody celebrates the life and fierce advocacy of suffragist Jeanette Rankin -- book a performance for your local school or community center!