Alice Paul (seated, far right) and members of the National Woman’s Party strategize over tea, c. 1923.
‘No More Pink Teas:’ The Militant Surge for Woman Suffrage
The 19-teens saw an increase in bold suffrage activity, from large parades in state capitals, such as the one held in Hartford, CT, to picketing the White House. Join Progressive-era suffrage historian Joanie DiMartino to discover how national and CT suffragists participated in a surge of militant political activism that led to women gaining the right to vote in 1920. A perfect way to celebrate Women’s History Month!
Thursday, March 17, 2016
2 PM; $5 members/$7 non-members
includes a dessert tea
Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT
“Nothing Complicated About Ordinary Equality:” Alice Paul, Leader for Women’s Rights
Alice Paul, suffragist and Equal Rights Amendment author, was inspired by her Quaker roots to pursue “ordinary equality” for women on both national and international levels. How do Unitarian Universalists today strive for a global feminist future? Joanie DiMartino, All Souls member since 2006, worked at the Alice Paul Institute and for NOW-NJ, and will share her perspective for Women’s History Month.
Sunday, March 13th
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation
New London, CT
Services at 9:30 am and 11:15 am