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The 19th Amendment at 100 and the Continuing Work for Voting Equity

August 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A link to view this program online will be available beginning August 18 at 6:00 p.m.

Explore the history, challenges and ongoing work of voting equality.

Kimberly Jensen highlights key developments in the history of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Kim will also explore the challenges to voting rights in Oregon and the nation from the time of the woman’s suffrage movement to our own day, with suggestions for work we can all do to achieve voting equity in our state and nation.

Kimberly Jensen is Professor of History and Gender Studies at Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Oregon. She is the author of Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War (University of Illinois Press, 2008) and Oregon’s Doctor to the World: Esther Pohl Lovejoy and a Life in Activism (University of Washington, 2012). She is a board member of the Oregon Women’s History Consortium.

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Date:
August 18, 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Category:
https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/60258