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Advocacy Amplified by the First Amendment

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Free
Suffrage envoys from San Francisco greeted in New Jersey on their way to Washington to present a petition to Congress Suffrage envoys from San Francisco greeted containing more than 500,000 signatures.

Participants will learn about the American women’s suffrage movement through the lens of the First Amendment and media coverage of the movement. Attendees will discover how the movement embraced press freedom to fill a void in coverage of their plans and actions, creating their own diverse publications to strengthen their cause. Participants also learn how women’s suffrage activists embraced all five First Amendment freedoms and through their commitment to exercising freedom of speech and assembly broadened our practical understanding of how to apply those rights.

Photo credit: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division

Details

Date:
September 23
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JzWvyurkQqKXaf7uYLJA2w

Venue

Zoom Video Webinar

Organizer

Freedom Forum
Phone:
202/292-6100
Email:
info@freedomforum.org
Website:
https://www.freedomforum.org