Determined to Rise

Women’s Historical Activism for Equal Rights
Determined to Rise

The National Women’s History Museum is proud to collaborate with organizations nationwide to host Determined to Rise: Women’s Historical Activism for Equal Rights. The series features lively discussions on women’s history topics from the early 1830s when African American women abolitionist groups organized to fight for freedom and personhood to the ratification of the 19th Amendment.


Tuesday, March 19, 7pm: Alexandria Library—Barrett Branch, 717 Queen St., Alexandria, VA, 22314

Beginning with the early African-American women abolitionist groups of the 1830s, through the ratification of the 19th Amendment and beyond, women activists changed society, including achieving the designation of Women’s History Month.

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Wednesday, March 27, 6pm: Keefer Memorial Library, The University Club of Washington, D.C., 1135 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C.  20036

A discussion to celebrate National Women’s History Month. Do you know how Women’s History Month began? NWHM Board Member Susan Scanlan will lead a discussion about Women’s History Month’s founding and its significance for women and contemporary society. Audience members are encouraged to join the conversation with their questions and reflections on why we celebrate this notable time of year.

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