Join us for this month’s Virtual Book Club as we read Raising Our Hands: How White Women Can Stop Avoiding Hard Conversations, Start Accepting Responsibility, and find our Place on the New Frontlines by Jenna Arnold. It’s free! Register today>>
Join us July 21 and August 18 for a two-part virtual coaching and mentoring workshop. Develop and implement a personal plan to activate your leadership. This is your opportunity to explore and plan for ways you can serve and lead. Register today>>
We have our final Pathways to Power session with @SheShouldRun coming up next Tuesday, August 18. 🦋 We will discuss how to get comfortable with networking, maximize the network you have, and apply those skills to make your candidacy a reality. RSVP 👉 http://SCWomenLead.net/Pathways
As we continue our tour of the A Voice of Her Own at @SCStateMuseum, we see #suffragette parades, women-run newspapers & political bloomers! We also find important context: many women were fighting for the right to vote only for white women. 📺 Episode 5: https://youtu.be/3WuJHSvtKzQ
Join Valinda Littlefield tomorrow at 2 PM as she hosts a virtual seminar saluting the African American women who began the suffrage movement in SC titled, “Sins of Omission: The Rollin Sisters and the SC Suffrage Movement.” To register for this FREE event, https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_r66rqm_oRCSq_pzpNJbxWQ
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We have our final Pathways to Power session with She Should Run coming up next Tuesday, August 18. 🦋 We will discuss how to get comfortable with networking, maximize the network you already have and apply those skills to begin asking for donations and assistance in making your candidacy a reality. 👥 RSVP to save your space today!
As we talk about the centennial of suffrage this month, you may wonder what did that actually look like here? In the latest episode of the virtual tour of the A Voice of Her Own exhibit at South Carolina State Museum we’ll see that South Carolina women were having suffragette parades, running a newspaper and even wearing bloomers – all as political statements. We also discuss some important context around this time period. Particularly that many women who were fighting for the right to vote were specifically fighting for the right of white women to vote. The suffrage movement is a critical point of discussion for women’s history, but it’s also essential to discuss how racism and white supremacy factored in during that time.