Rise Up, Sisters! Connecticut Women and the Struggle for Suffrage

  • Organization Name:
    Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame

  • Organization City:
    New Haven

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  • Grant Summary:

    Funding for Rise Up Sisters! will be used for two free-standing banner exhibits consisting of six panels each that will tell the story of the fight for women’s suffrage and the anti-suffrage viewpoint specifically within the state of Connecticut. The panels will focus on inductees of the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame along with other CT suffragists and national figures who influenced and worked with CT women and will be on view at the Annual Induction Ceremony in November 2019. Banners will be made available for display free of charge to schools, libraries & civic organizations in 2020 and beyond, including the League of Women Voters Gala in February, Connecticut Historical Society in March, and Girls Day at the Capitol in April.

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