2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Granting Women the Right to Vote!

Check out these great resources as we celebrate!

  • The National Park Service celebrates the 19th Amendment Centennial Anniversary:

https://www.nps.gov/subjects/npscelebrates/looking-beyond-the-19th-amendment.htm

https://www.nps.gov/wori/index.htm

https://www.nps.gov/wori/2020.htm

https://www.nps.gov/articles/independence-justicebellunchaining.htm

https://www.nps.gov/articles/series.htm?id=AE1E7FC4-F086-8BFF-D02A7546E6D258C8

https://www.nps.gov/articles/000/19th-amendment-centennial-checklist.htm

  • The National Archives remembers the struggle of early suffragettes with early photos:

https://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured-documents/amendment-19

  • The National Women’s History Museum celebrates the centennial with virtual programs and exhibitions:

https://www.womenshistory.org

Earth Day 2020: Climate Action

The Earth as seen from Apollo 17

Earth Day is April 22nd!

The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge — but also the vast opportunities — of action on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary. Climate change represents the biggest challenge to the future of humanity and the life-support systems that make our world habitable.

Earthday.org




Domestic Violence During COVID-19

Stop domestic violence

SPECIAL REPORT: Domestic Violence Survivors Now at Increased Risk

During the current coronavirus pandemic, being isolated at home with an abusive partner puts women at higher risk of domestic violence incidents. Compounding the problem are cutbacks in social services due to virus-related staffing shortages.

We’ve assembled a select list of articles addressing this topic, including how to recognize signs of domestic violence, and how to cope with the isolation imposed by social distancing.