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We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident: That All Men and Women Are Created Equal

August 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join ADL’s Southwest Region August 26th at 1:00 p.m. Central/Noon Mountain as we commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Sponsored by ADL Southwest’s Women’s Initiative.

On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment was formally adopted, eight days after the State of Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the constitutional right for women to vote in the United States. Commemorate Women’s Equality Day with a panel of committed experts who will share the history and importance of the women’s suffrage movement and discuss the challenges and voter suppression so many still face today.



Panelist include:

  • Dr. Melanye Price
    Endowed Professor of Political Science, Prairie View A&M University
  • Dr. Leandra Zarnow
    Associate Professor of History, University of Houston
  • Grace Chimene
    President, League of Women Voters of Texas
  • Moderator: Rachel Bresner
    ADL Jean and Jerry Moore Southwest Civil Rights Counsel

Registration is required.


August 26, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm