There are already many events, programs and exhibits planned throughout Illinois for 2020. A consortium of Chicago-area organizations is coordinating communications regarding all that will be going on. The plan is to unveil a new platform for highlighting suffrage-related activities by March 2020 - Women's History Month. In addition, new research and bios of suffragists … Continue reading Watch This Space!
On August 26th of 2020 we will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment. With one year to go, there's lots to do. While we can focus on planning, it is important to get informed as well. Thankfully there is lots going on - both on this website and around the … Continue reading Women’s Equality Day 2019
This resolution is being used throughout the state by the League of Women Voters of Illinois to encourage local municipalities to honor the anniversary of Illinois being the first state to ratify the 19th amendment. Whereas, Illinois had long been at the forefront of the movement to provide women the right to vote; Whereas, in … Continue reading Resolution to Honor the 100th Anniversary of Illinois Being the First State to Ratify the 19th Amendment