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Thompson Connecticut Commemorates Six Months of Suffrage

  • Organization Name:
    Town of Thompson CT

  • Organization City:
    North Grosvenordale

  • Amount Awarded:
    $4,000.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY20

  • Grant Summary:

    In response to the call for statewide celebrations of the American centennial of women’s suffrage, a volunteer committee in Thompson is planning six months of special events within the community. Kicking off in May of 2020, the program includes performances by historical interpreters, concerts, and interactive lectures. All activities will incorporate voter registration drives, in honor of the spirit of the suffragettes. Of our nine planned events, all but one are free-of-charge to attend. They run from mid-May through early October, 2020.


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