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Vision 2020 Blog

 

Celebrating Women's Independence

Aug 01, 2019

I challenge every woman to think about what independence looks like in her own life and how to advance it. One of my favorite quotes is "You get what you settle for." We don't have to settle for less than we deserve.

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Bicycles and Women's Rights

Jun 24, 2019

When the bicycle became popular in the 1890s, a quarter century before women could vote, it opened up new possibilities for women. Women now had more freedom in how they dressed, changing from the restrictive, modest fashion of the Victorian age into outfits that (gasp) exposed their ankles and bloomers. More important, bicycles gave women a new means of transportation independence.

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Why Some Are Celebrating the 19th Amendment's 100th Anniversary This Month

Jun 07, 2019

Do you know when your home state voted in favor of women's right to vote? Check out this list of each state's ratification since June 1919.

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Envisioning Shared Leadership in the Home

May 24, 2019

The mental load, also known as invisible or emotional labor, disproportionately affects women. This Mother's Day and Father's Day, let's take a moment to consider the roles we play in our own homes, both as partners and as parents, and how all of us -- not just women -- can share the role of CEO of the House.

 

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ASAP Philly Girls Play Chess 2019

Vision 2020 Supports 11th Annual 'Philly Girls Play Chess'

May 17, 2019

Vision 2020 is proud to once again support our Allied Organization's annual chess tournament for girls. 

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Creating Change

Apr 25, 2019

Being part of Vision 2020 means being an agent of change. Join us!

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The Road to Becoming "The Perfect 36"

Apr 17, 2019

Yvonne Wood, a Vision 2020 Delegate in Tennessee, describes her state's pivotal role in the federal passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920.

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It's Time to Ensure Young People Learn About Women Leaders

Mar 18, 2019

What if, from an early age, I learned about women's accomplishments and contributions that shaped our country as much as I did about men's?

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