Events

“Petticoats of Steel”
Thursday, March 2, 2017
5:30 PM
Regional Sponsors:
Huxley Theater, Cultural Education Center 222 Madison Avenue Albany, NY 12230
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in New York State with this powerful theater production. Experience the battles for women’s suffrage told in the voices of the brave warriors who fought them.
Petticoats of Steel uses primary sources to tell the true stories of New York women and the roles they played gaining voting rights for all.
15 minute post-show talk back with the Capital Repertory Theatre performers.
Event is FREE but seating is limited – pre-registration strongly encouraged
online http://conta.cc/2k6ccRF or (518) 474-1303
League of Women Voters of
Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties

 

WOMEN IN POLITICS: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE

A CONFERENCE COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE IN NEW YORK STATE

Friday & Saturday, April 21 & 22, 2017

The League of Women Voters of NYS Education Foundation is pleased to announce its co-sponsorship on this educational conference to be held in Hyde Park, New York, in April. League members are encouraged to attend for an exciting presentation and discussion of women in politics and women’s history in NYS.

The Conference is being held on Friday, April 21, at the Wallace Center at the FDR Library in Hyde Park, and on Saturday, April 22, at the Lecture Center at SUNY New Paltz. You can attend just one day, if you wish. Keynote speakers include Dr. Allida Black, George Washington University, at Friday’s dinner, and Barbara Smith, Black Feminist Author & Activist, at Saturday’s lunch. For a detailed agenda of the speakers and programs, please click here.

Register online here or download a registration form here. League members receive a special discount rate (on registration form) IF YOU REGISTER BY FEB. 24.

Special Offer for League Members and Friends

The League has arranged a luncheon and tour of Val-Kill, the home of Eleanor Roosevelt, for League members and friends on Friday, April 21, preceding the conference. Space is extremely limited so register  NOW.

Wylecia Wiggs Harris, Executive Director of LWVUS, will join us for lunch and will be presenting at the Friday conference reception with Dare Thompson, LWVNYS President.

The cost of the luncheon is $50 and includes the tour of Val-Kill. Register online here or download a registration form here.

League of Women Voters of New York State, 62 Grand Street, Albany, NY 12207

Tel: 518-465-4162  FAX: 518-465-0812, Website: www.lwvny.org