As part of “Celebrating Women’s Suffrage in 2017 in Sand Lake,” this Old Songs performance will feature narrative and songs that women sang during the suffrage movement between 1848 and 1920. A dynamic, two-act concert tells the story of how American women won the right to vote. Supported in part by a Humanities New York Action Grant.
Part of “Celebrating Women’s Suffrage in 2017 in Sand Lake.” This book club discussion of “Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life” will take place in the Sand Lake Town Library program room. Supported in part by a Humanities New York Action Grant
Interview conducted by Nicholas MacDonald, Humanities New York HNY: How did you each get started with the League of Women Voters? Laura: I joined the League in 1982, when I moved from Washington D.C. to Albany. I was worried about not being as involved in politics, that turned out to not be a concern! Dare: I was pretty apolitical for the first 25 years of my life, but then I accidentally got a job teaching middle school social studies. Having to teach the Constitution really opened my eyes to civic responsibility; after that, I became involved with the League of […]