Wednesday, July 1 at 6:30pm
Join us for a virtual preview of the new PBS documentary series, American Experience The Vote to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s right to vote. The film tells the dramatic story of the epic crusade waged by American women. Exploring how and why millions of 20th-century Americans mobilized for — and against — women’s suffrage, The Vote brings to life the unsung leaders of the movement and the deep controversies over gender roles and race that divided Americans then — and continue to dominate political discourse today.
Remarks will also be made by:
Linda Chapin: Orange County’s first elected mayor, the Hon. Linda Chapin is a past president of the League of Women Voters of Orange County and chairs the group’s Centennial Celebration of Women’s Suffrage in 2020.
Representative Geraldine Thompson: A longtime lawmaker and educator, state Rep. Geraldine Thompson currently represents Florida District 44. She is the founder of the Wells’built Museum of African American History and Culture in Orlando.
This online event will take place via OVEE, a service that allows participants to watch streaming media together and chat live in a virtual theater. All you need to participate is a computer, tablet or other device with a good internet connection. Before the event, we recommend you run a test to ensure OVEE works properly on your device.
Sign up using the screening link:https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/2jn4p
The screening contains content of a sensitive nature. Viewer discretion is advised.
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