Our Special Wishes for Santa in 2018 from Suffrage Centennials!

Our special wish for Christmas—Ask Santa to put in a good word at the New York State Museum! on Vimeo.

WE PUT IN REQUESTS FOR TURNING POINT SUFFRAGIST MEMORIAL AND THE NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM

When whispering in Santa’s ear this year, tell him we’d love the “Spirit of 1776” wagon being put on permanent exhibit at the New York State Museum in Albany, New York. We would love to see the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial open by 2020. Have you sent a donation yet?

See if there is any weight he and Mrs. Claus can pull in the direction of getting the Equal Rights Amendment passed before 2023. Yes, that’s right. American women will have been working for equal rights in the U.S. Constitution for 100 years  by 2023. Are we going to let this deadline pass? Put ERA support on your “to do” list for 2019.

SPREAD THE WORD ABOUT THE NATIONAL VOTES FOR WOMEN TRAIL

And spread the word about the fundraising campaign to build a database for the national votes for women trail. Here’s a video to lay out the particulars.

National Votes for Women Trail – GoFundMe from NCWHS on Vimeo.

Does it feel right celebrating women’s freedom to vote if the election process is manipulated, if voters are denied access to this essential right? We can’t isolate these concerns from the celebrations. If we can’t, we owe our grandmothers and activist ancestors an explanation.

MAKE THE ELECTORAL SYSTEM HONEST AND FREE 

Have a productive New Year!