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Women's Equality Day 2013

Western Illinois University

Date: August 23, 2013

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Multicultural Center 1st floor Activity Room

Description: In celebration of Women's Equality Day, commemorating the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920 giving women in the U.S. the right to vote and calling attention to women's continuing struggle for full equality, the Women's Center invites new students and other members of our campus community to join us for a discussion with members of the League of Women Voters of McDonough County about opportunities for involvement in the League's activities, and well as opportunities for involvement in the Women's Center and its affiliated student organizations. LWVMC members will be available to do voter registration (bring two forms of ID, one with current address).

Related Web Site: Women's Center

Contact Information:
Janine Cavicchia
Phone: 309-298-2242
Email: J-Cavicchia@wiu.edu

Source: Women's Center

 

Women Organized to Resist and Defend (WORD)- Women's Equality Day

Location: Throughout the country

Date: August 23-26, 2013

 Description: On August 23-26, Women Organized to Resist and Defend (WORD) is calling for nationwide demonstrations in honor of Women's Equality Day to to stop the right-wing attacks targeting women’s rights and the rights of all oppressed people. On the East Coast, WORD is mobilizing a contingent to participate in the march and rally commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington in Washington, D.C.

Locations:

Albuquerque, NM
Sunday, August 25
Women’s Equality Day Celebration & Rally for the Equal Rights Amendment
1-3 pm @Tiguex Park
abq@defendwomensrights.org or 505-249-1768
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Boston, MA
Saturday, August 24
Rally for Women's Rights
2 pm, location TBA
boston@defendwomensrights.org or 617-506-WORD (9673)
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Chicago, IL
Friday, August 23
Rally, march & speak-out
chicago@defendwomensrights.org or 773-828-9205
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Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, August 25
Rally and march, 1pm @ Hollywood & Vine
la@defendwomensrights.org or 323-596-7340
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New Haven, CT
Saturday, August 24
Join the WORD contingent at the 50th Anniversary March on Washington
Monday, August 26
Speak-out, College and Chapel
ct@defendwomensrights.org or 203-787-8232
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New Paltz, NY
Saturday, September 7
Rally and march, Peace Park
np@defendwomensrights.org
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New York City, NY
Saturday, August 24
Join the WORD contingent at the 50th Anniversary March on Washington
Buses from throughout NYC
nyc@defendwomensrights.org or 347-292-WORD (9673)
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Sacramento, CA
Saturday, August 24
Rally and march, 5 pm
sac@defendwomensrights.org
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San Francisco, CA
Saturday, August 24
Speak-out, 2 pm @ 24th & Mission
sf@defendwomensrights.org or 415-375-9502
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Washington, DC
Saturday, August 24
Join the WORD contingent at the 50th Anniversary March on Washington
Rally 8 am at the Lincoln Memorial
March to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
dc@defendwomensrights.org or 240-487-WORD (9673)
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Many Voices, One Network: A Celebration of Women’s Equality Day

Date: Monday, August 26, 2013
Time: 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Location: Sunprint Cafe on the Square
10 W. Mifflin St., Madison, Wisconsin

Desciption: Join the Wisconsin Women’s Network for our annual celebration of National Women’s Equality Day on Monday, August 26th! We will be joined by powerful and inspiring women leaders from across the state as we honor 93 years of women’s suffrage in the U.S. and look together towards a future of full equality for all

For more information, visit: http://wiwomensnetwork.org/news/wed2013

 

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day 2013: A Night in Herstory!

Date: 8/26/2013

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Council Chambers and Auto Court
625 N. San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, California

 

Description: Join the West Hollywood Women's Advisory Board for a special celebration commemorating both the Board’s twenty years of service to the West Hollywood community and the 93rd anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted women the right to vote in the United States. The program will feature special guest speakers, a historical digital installation, film shorts and a reception. In addition, there will be a special performance from Helen Reddy of her song “I Am Woman.” Reddy will also serve as the keynote speaker for the evening. A representative from the United States Post Office, artist Nicolosi and Helen Reddy will unveil the pictorial commemorative stamp and limited cache envelope which will be available for purchase with their autographs.

In conjunction with Women’s Equality Day there will be a preview and unveiling event of a new United States Post Office stamp featuring Helen Reddy at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013 in the lobby at West Hollywood City Hall, 8300 Santa Monica Boulevard. Both Reddy and the stamp’s designer Nicolosi will be in attendance to receive proclamations from the City, and West Hollywood Mayor Abbe Land will announce that August 26 will officially be declared Helen Reddy Day in West Hollywood. The Women's Advisory Board (WAB) was created on December 7, 1992, and advises the City Council on policies and issues pertaining to women, advocates on behalf of women's rights, and provides programming addressing women's concerns. A Free admission and validated parking available in the 5-story West Hollywood Park Parking Garage. Portions of the program will be televised on WehoTV and available on demand at www.weho.org To RSVP, please call (323) 848-6823 or email whwedrsvp@gmail.com TTY for the deaf and hard of hearing at (323) 848-6496.

 

 

Evansville, IL Women’s Equality Day 2013

Location: The Centre Evansville, IL

Date: Wednesday, Aug. 28

Time: 12 noon; Doors: 11:15

Description: "Please join us for the 2013 Women's Equality Day Luncheon!
This year's luncheon will feature Dr. Julianne Malveaux, former President of Bennett College, a historically black, Liberal Arts College for women. She is also an economist, author and expert contributor for various news outlets, including CNN, CNBC, and C-SPAN.

Dr. Malveaux is a member of this year's featured organization: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Please join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of… Show more Delta Sigma Theta, and acknowledge the contribution of this women's organization dedicated to public service, in the Evansville community and beyond.

There will be informational displays by several women's organizations in our community, so come early to talk, network, and get signed in."

For more information about the program, visit us on the web: http://www.womensequalitydayevansville.com

**If you would like to purchase a ticket by cash or check, please email us: mail@womensequalitydayevansville.com