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Mon, Nov 6, 2017 6:30pm –


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Women's Suffrage Turns 100! Part 2: Reshaping Politics

In 2017 women make up less than 20% of Congress, even though they constitute over 50% of the American population. As more women take seats in elected offices, are priorities shifting? Are conversations evolving? BHS Director of Public History Julie Golia leads this discussion with Christine Quinn, the first female Speaker of the NYC Council and former mayoral candidate, and A'Shanti F. Gholar, Political Director for Emerge America, the only organization dedicated to recruiting, training, and empowering Democratic women to run for public office. 

This is the second in a three-part series celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State. Reserve your spot for Part 1 and Part 3

Women's Suffrage Turns 100
Part 2: Reshaping Politics
Monday, November 6
Doors: 6:00 pm
Event: 6:30 pm
$5 General Admission / Free for Members