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.


Thursday, February 21, 7pm: Arlington Public Library, 1015 N Quincy St., Arlington, VA, 22201

Join the National Women’s History Museum’s inaugural Determined to Rise event. We will honor Black History Month with a panel discussion about early 18th and 19th century Black women’s abolitionist groups highlighting key women and the corresponding social climate and political issues they faced.

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Monday, March 4, 12:30pm: The Ebell of Los Angeles, 743 S. Lucerne Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90005

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.

Click here to register, call 323-931-1277 ext.131, or email: tickets@ebelloflosangeles.com


Tuesday, March 19, 7pm: Alexandria Library—Bartlett 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.

Click here to register