In recognition of the 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment that granted women the right to vote the JCC presents

. . . Reclaiming Our Voice:  New Jersey's Central Role in the Fight for Woman Suffrage 
 
Presenter VIA ZOOM:  Carol Simon Levin, Historical Interpreter and Storyteller 
Tuesday August 18, 2020 @ 1:30pm
 
 
 

Not many people know that for 225 years women had the right to vote in only one state, New Jersey, a right they would lose in 1807 and not win back for more than five generations.  New Jersey's role in the struggle to regain that right is largely overlooked.  Carol Simon Levin portrays Lillian Feickert, president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association from 1912-1920.  She will tell the story of the role of New Jersey women in the long struggle for women’s suffrage.  Hear Lillian Feickert's stories as well as many other women with Jersey ties.  These include the Grimke sisters (who spoke out against slavery and for women’s rights from their home in Shrewsbury),  Dr. Florence Spearing Randolph (chair of the NJ Association of Colored Women’s Clubs and executive board member on the NJ Woman Suffrage Association), Alice Low Turnbull Hopkins (who threw her considerable support behind Alice Paul’s Washington pickets), and Alice Paul, the dynamo who re-energized the movement for a federal amendment. 


REGISTRATION FEE:  FREE

TO REGISTER:   CLICK HERE or call the JCC Front Desk at 732-494-3232. MONDAY - FRIDAY 9am - 5pm.

ONCE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT ARE COMPLETED YOU WILL RECEIVE A ZOOM INVITATION FROM:  Esther Fendrick (efendrick@jccmc.org).

PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE 12PM ON AUGUST 18TH, THE DAY OF THE ZOOM PRESENTATION. Sorry, No Refunds.

 

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