***This Staten Island Museum event has been cancelled. Learn more here. ***
Women of the Nation Arise! brought together a panel of scholars and experts to advise the development of the exhibition and examine the contributions of Staten Island’s suffragists, present-day issues of political equality, and voter participation. Hear firsthand the conclusions reached by the panel about Staten Island’s role in expanding voting rights – a core principle of American government.
FREE with Staten Island Museum Admission
Staten Island Museum (Building A)
Registration recommended; space is limited.
Sarah Litvin – Director, Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History
Dr. Susan Goodier – Lecturer of History at SUNY Oneonta specializing in U.S. Public Policy History, International Gender and Culture, and Black Women’s History
Debbie-Ann Paige – Public historian, Senior Policy Analyst with the Council of State Governments, and co-president of the Richard B. Dickenson Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAGHS)
Catherine Gray – Co-President of the League of Women Voters of the City of New York.
This program is made possible by a planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.