WOMENS Suffrage Rally and Parade: Tuesday, August 27, 5:00 P.M., Balboa Park

 
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08/27/2019 - 5:00pm
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Suffrage Rally and Parade:
Tuesday, August 27, 5:00 P.M., Balboa Park
Assemble on the grass behind International Cottages

TIMELINE OF EVENT:

5 PM Welcome with a brief history of the 72-year struggle for women's suffrage

Performances by "Elizabeth Cady Stanton" and "Susan B. Anthony"

Sheryl Mallory Johnson presents a brief history of voting rights of Black women after 1920

Performance by Sojourner Truth

Margo Porras talks about the voting rights in the Latino community after 1920

A representative from the Chinese-American community shares the history of voting rights in the Chinese-American/Asian community

Lori Thiel as "Carrie Chapman Catt"presents the 100-year history of the League of Women Voters

San Diego Suffragists: Performances by Dr. Charlotte Baker and Flora Kimball

5:45 PM Then, we march through the Prado, carrying signs and chanting, and making our way through the Organ Pavilion back to the starting point for light refreshments.

Performing for the Twilight Concert in the Organ Pavilion is Lady J, singing the blues.