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September 2020

The Fight for a Livable Wage – 2020 Community Discussion Series – Session 3

September 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The fight for “Equal Pay for Equal Work” was a cause championed by American Suffragists starting in the 1850s. What can be done today to promote employee equity regardless of sexual orientation, gender, age, race, or ethnicity? The social ramifications of pay in-equity are brought to the forefront during the current public health emergency, especially for workers in service industries disproportionately impacting women. The growing numbers of working poor who work multiple jobs, with no health benefits, sick days, or…

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October 2020

Quaker Women in Colonial New England

October 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Explore the lives of Quaker women in Colonial New England and the roles they played within the Society of Friends. Ms. Cazden will use her intensive research on Abigail Allen of Westport as a path to understanding the rights and responsibilities of local Quaker women. This event will take place via Zoom. Register link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlcuGrrTIiE9FkrozMxsFeanR_JjH7zkUw

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Little Compton’s 19th-Century Women

October 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Immigrants, emigrants, and summer colonists add their voices to our local women’s history. Ms. O’Toole will share the personal histories of local women as a way to explore major 19th-century developments. This event will take place via Zoom. Register link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrdeCoqDsqE92aDPuMDA3BIAk0O3YYiu3q

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Archiving 101 Workshop

October 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Virtual Event
Free

RI STATE ARCHIVES and the RI COUNCIL FOR THE HUMANITIES present a free workshop to build archiving capacity in age of virtual programs. About this Event Thank you for joining the XIX: Shall Not Be Denied Initiative and carrying on with creativity and flexibility during the time of COVID-19. While programs related to the centennial of the 19th Amendment will be extended to March 2021, we’d like to take a moment to look back on what we’ve achieved together, the…

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Long Rhode to the Vote: Suffrage Centennial Lecture Series – Hilary Levey Friedman

October 29, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event
Free

In 2020 we celebrate two monumental events in American history: the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting American women the right to vote, and the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment that at least nominally enfranchised African American men. To mark the occasion, URI is planning a yearlong virtual series. Scheduled speakers include: Kenneth Florey, one of the United States’ foremost collectors of women’s suffrage memorabilia; scholar and award-winning author Martha Jones, professor at Johns Hopkins…

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November 2020

Long Rhode to the Vote: Suffrage Centennial Lecture Series – Kathleen McIntyre

November 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event
Free

In 2020 we celebrate two monumental events in American history: the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting American women the right to vote, and the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment that at least nominally enfranchised African American men. To mark the occasion, URI is planning a yearlong virtual series. Scheduled speakers include: Kenneth Florey, one of the United States’ foremost collectors of women’s suffrage memorabilia; scholar and award-winning author Martha Jones, professor at Johns Hopkins…

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Long Rhode to the Vote: Suffrage Centennial Lecture Series – Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea

November 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event
Free

In 2020 we celebrate two monumental events in American history: the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting American women the right to vote, and the 150th anniversary of the 15th Amendment that at least nominally enfranchised African American men. To mark the occasion, URI is planning a yearlong virtual series. Scheduled speakers include: Kenneth Florey, one of the United States’ foremost collectors of women’s suffrage memorabilia; scholar and award-winning author Martha Jones, professor at Johns Hopkins…

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February 2021

Archiving 102 Workshop

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

The work XIX: Shall Not Be Denied partners are doing now would not have been possible without the archiving and documentation efforts of those who came before us. In that spirit, the Rhode Island State Archives, is offering a second workshop focused on documenting the work of the past year. This session could also help expand your organization’s capacity for documenting and telling your story as well as for future partnerships. We encourage all organizations that have participated in XIX: Shall…

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Why it Matters – A Panel Conversation about Civic and Electoral Engagement in the 2020 Election and Beyond

February 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the RI Department of State for a virtual panel discussion on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 4:30-6:00 pm.  Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea will moderate with panelists  Rev. Justin R. Lester of the Congdon Street Baptist Church, Central Falls Councilman Franklin Solano, and Artist Nafis White. Click here to register for the event.

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Getting Out the Vote

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Feb. 25: Getting Out the Vote—R.I. Rep. Justine Caldwell, D-East Greenwich, veteran campaign strategist Kate Coyne-McCoy, and political scientist Stella Rouse will evaluate the legacy of the 19th Amendment by discussing contemporary initiatives to empower not only women but also millennials and Latinos in politics

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