women’s rights

Claiming Our Seats: A Kitchen Table Dialogue on Women’s Voting Rights

Join us for a thought-provoking roundtable discussion on the upcoming centennial of 19th Amendment. August 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, when women won the right to vote. During this discussion we will ask: which women? Dr. Jennifer Guglielmo, Reverend Irene Monroe, and Dr. Laurie Nsiah-Jefferson will engage us in a […]

Violence Against Women Conference

An interdisciplinary conference that will provide a platform for scholars, artists, and community activists to explore the issue of violence against women on a global scale.

Mother and Daughter Fight to Memorialize Local Suffragettes

As the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment approaches, a girl and her mother push for historical representation In 2015, 9-year-old Sofia Bernstein was invited to the White House after she wrote a letter to President Barack Obama asking him why there weren’t any women depicted on U.S. currency. Now, Sofia and her mother, Kim, […]