Women’s Equality Day
August 26, 2018
|Our fight for gender equality in Maryland, the United States and around the world is far from over.
2018 marks the 98th anniversary of women winning the right to vote, and we can’t let the day pass without honoring its importance, but also honoring the women who fought for us to have this right. We thank the amazing suffragists who worked tirelessly for decades and for those dedicated people who continue those efforts today for our communities, workplaces, schools, and families.
In honor of Equality Day 2018, please see the links below to discover many ways you can support the celebration and remembrance of the women who came before, as well as our current efforts on behalf of all women and girls.
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker
Please join us on September 22, 2018 for an important discussion on
“The Power of the Woman’s Vote”
The Meeting House
Oakland Mills Interfaith Inc.
5885 Robert Oliver Place
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Please CLICK HERE to register and purchase tickets directly at EventBrite.
Please CLICK HERE to view entire flyer with full event details.
If you prefer to mail a check, please send it to:
Maryland Women’s Heritage Center
P.O. Box 719
Brooklandville, MD 21022
We thank you in advance for your generosity!
Please enjoy visiting MWHC’s new website
| Women’s Equality Day Resources
Women’s Equality Day commemorates the passage of the…
19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting the right to vote to women
The amendment was first introduced in 1878. In 1971, the U.S. Congress designated August 26 as Women’s Equality Day.
“Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there.” – Diana Ross
Maryland Women’s Heritage Center, P.O. Box 719, Brooklandville, MD 21022-0719
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