A Celebration of Alice Paul
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Sunday, January 27, 2019, 3-5 PM
Home of Susan D. Cocco, 513 Branchville Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877
Special Guest: Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz’s participation will make our celebration all the more poignant, as her career as State Representative, Secretary of the State and Lt. Governor is testament to the continuing advancement of Alice Paul’s mission.
A Special Tea Recognizing Women and Democracy in Honor of Alice Paul
Alice Paul was an American suffragist, feminist, women's rights activist, and main leader and strategist of the campaign for the 19th Amendment (ratified 1920) that secured the right to vote for women. In 1921, Paul coauthored the Equal Rights Amendment (never ratified) and campaigned for its passage for the next half century (until her death in 1977). She played a major role in adding protections for women in the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the 1940s to 1970s, Alice Paul lived in the Ridgefield home in which our event will be held.
Proudly Hosted by Ridgefield Women Advancing Alice Paul's Mission:
Susan D. Cocco, Aimee Berger-Girvalo, Theresa Bearden-Rettger, Carina Borgia-Drake, Cindy Bruno, Amy Macartney Freidenrich, Kathleen Holz, Jessica Mancini, Barbara Manners, Molly McGeehin, Glori Norwitt, Catherine Savoca, Margaret Stamatis, and Fran Walton.
Admissions (ages 18 or older) are $65/person in advance ($75/person on the day of event). When you click the option you wish, the checkout page will open with the pre-populated payment amount.
This event is a fundraiser for the Ridgefield Democratic Town Committee.
YOUR RECEIPT WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU. NO TICKETS TO PRINT -- ALL ATTENDEES WILL BE ADMITTED BY GIVING THE PURCHASER'S NAME AT EVENT CHECK-IN DESK.
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