Women March in Seneca Falls2020 EPIC Weekend will happen FOR you, WITH you, and BECAUSE of you. Because of you, our marches in 2017 2018, and 2019 were as amazing as each and every person who joined and supported us. And what we are planning for 2020 is truly EPIC!
Please join us, and help us create a weekend that will energize, educate, and inspire all!
Women March in Seneca Falls Weekend
January 17-19, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2019
(Seneca Falls, NY, Birthplace of Women’s Rights in America) Women March in Seneca Falls 2020 Weekend is an inclusive, non-partisan 3-day event to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. This January event is to inspire all Americans to take an active role in democracy: encouraging
eligible voters to “get out the vote" in this centennial year; commemorating
the historic 700+ global women's marches of 2017; honoring the legacy of
women in leadership from Haudenosaunee Clan Mothers (Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy) to today's activist of all ages, smashing glass ceilings, and to champion Gen Z girls & Millennial young women.
WHEN & WHERE? Friday, January 17 through Sunday, January 19, 2020 in Seneca Falls, New York, the birthplace of women's rights in America, and in nearby Auburn, home and final resting place of human rights icon Harriet Tubman.
WHO? Confirmed to date: Coline Jenkins, Great-great granddaughter of
Elizabeth Cade Stanton; Diane Shenandoah, Haudenosaunee Faith Keeper; Holly Near, legendary American feminist singer/songwriter; Toni Van Pelt,
National President NOW; BETTY, internationally-known activist rock trio;
Sally Roesch Wagner, author and Women’s Suffrage Historian; Louise Herne,
Clan Mother-Bear Clan Mohawk; Megan Smith, Chief Technology Officer for
President Obama, former Google VP and CEO of Shift7 Technology; Katie Eder, Future Coalition founder; Ana Dobrot, Youth Advocates for Gender Equality founder.
FRIDAY, Jan 17, 2020 - At the NYS Equal Rights Heritage Center & Auburn
Public Theater, Auburn, NY
Diane Shenandoah, Haudenosaunee Faith Keeper; Opening Ceremony and
Holly Near in Concert, legendary American feminist singer/songwriter,
social change activist & Women’s Music Movement founder
SATURDAY, Jan 18, 2020 – Seneca Falls, NY
4th Annual RALLY & MARCH, Trinity Park, 12:30pm; Leader of
Ceremonies: Coline Jenkins, Great-great granddaughter of Elizabeth Cady Stanton; Holly Near; Toni Van Pelt; BETTY Featuring the Nationwide “ 1@1 Minute” with Alyson Palmer at 1pm.
Women March in Seneca Falls STEP-OFF, 1:30pm
BETTY in Concert, iconic activist rock trio, 4pm; Seneca Falls venue TBA;
opening performance by Central New York musical phenom, Madison Yearsley (doors open @ 3pm)
SUNDAY, Jan 19, 2020 - First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls, 1pm
UNVEILING – ALICE PAUL Bronze Bust Rhode Island-based sculptor Victoria
Guerina has gifted her monumental new work to this church’s congregation.
This piece, part of the sculptor’s Notable Women series, commemorates the
day and place in Seneca Falls when Alice Paul spoke from the church’s pulpit
which remains in use to this day. On July 21, 1923 Alice Paul, suffragist,
political activist and civic leader, delivered remarks seeking equality for
both women and men under federal law. Her words became the text of the Equal Rights Amendment, and today almost 100 years later, the ERA is still only proposed and NOT YET ratified for inclusion into the US Constitution!
“An EPIC CONVERSATION”- moderated panel discussion tracing the legacy of women in leadership for social change in America and passing the leadership torch to activist Millennial young women and Gen Z girls. Confirmed: Louise Herne, Mama Bear Clan Mother; Coline Jenkins; Christian Nunes, National NOW Vice President; Sally Roesch Wagner, Women’s Suffrage historian; Megan Smith, Shift7 Technology CEO & LGBTQ Activist; Katie Eder, Future Coalition, Founder; Ana Dobrot, Youth Advocates for Gender Equality, Founder. Other panelists announced as confirmed.
MODERATOR: Betty Bayer, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Women Studies professor.
CONTACT: Melina Carnicelli, Lead Organizer
Prefer to write a check? Great! Please send to:
WILL (Women in Leadership and Learning)
PO Box 685
Seneca Falls NY 13148
- Laura Brazak
- Rosemary Collins
- Ruth Andes
- Mike Donohue
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