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NOW Sonoma County 2020 Women's Suffrage Centennial Calendar

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Sonoma County 2020 Women's Suffrage Project

Susan B anthony grave stone decorated with I Voted stickers

NOW marching 50 years ago

 

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1. August 2020 Events

2. Ongoing Events

3. Future Events

4. Recent Events Photos

1. NOW August 2020 Events

Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 6:30 to 8 PM NOW Sonoma presents a Special Members and Guests Online Zoom Meeting  featuring speakers Dr. Kim D. Hester Williams on African Women in the Suffrage Movement and Kolieka Seigle, NOW California President and Chair of the legislative arm of the CA NOW Political Action Committee who will give an update of NOW. To participate via the Zoom app, enter the Meeting ID:  875 8875 3750
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Dr. Kim D. Hester WilliamsDr. Kim Hester Williams is a Professor of English and American Multicultural Studies (AMCS) at Sonoma State University. She currently serves as Chair of American Multicultural Studies in addition to teaching nineteenth-century American literature, African American literature and culture. And is an affiliate faculty in Film Studies and Women and Gender Studies at Sonoma State University. She is co-editor, with Leilani Nishime, of Racial Ecologies—a book collection of interdisciplinary essays on race and environment, published by the University of Washington Press in 2018. Dr. Hester Williams takes great pride in merging her teaching, scholarship, and research about racial and gender equality with her commitment to community service, social justice, and enacting an equitable, sustainable society—in both personal and communal practice. Her presentations are both thought provoking and inspiring.

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Wednesday August 19, 2020  from 1 to 3 PM NOW Sonoma County Chapter meets this month via telephone conference call. Members, please watch for the notice to be emailed a couple of days before the meeting for the phone number to call and the Access Code to use to join the meeting.
  Come join us.

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2.  Ongoing Events

January 25 through September 13, 2020, From Suffrage to #MeToo at Museum of Sonoma County. Please note: Fee is required for entry to museum. Because of Pandemic precautions the museum may not be open to visitors. For more information visit
https://museumsc.org/suffrage-metoo/

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3. Future Events

We are planning the centenial of the Women's Right to Vote in 2020. Please join us at the Sonoma County 2020 Women's Suffrage Project. https://socowomen2020.org/ 

See Project's calendar page for upcoming events at https://socowomen2020.org/calendar

Sonoma County 2020 Women's Suffrage Project

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4. Recent Events

Friday, January 24, 2020 Reception, From Suffrage to #MeToo at Museum of Sonoma County. The museum exhibit continues until September 13, 2020.
http://museumsc.org/suffrage-metoo/

 

 

From Suffrage to #MeToo at Museum of Sonoma County

Above: Museum Staffperson, Leslie Graves who coordinated Suffrage March to Reception, Molly Murphy MacGregor Co-founder of the National Women's History Alliance and Elaine B. Holtz.President of NOW Sonoma County.  Photo by Ken Norton.

From Suffrage to #MeToo at Museum of Sonoma County

Above: At the From Suffrage to #MeToo Exhibit, Elaine B. Holtz standing before a 1978 photo of her in the studio of Radio KBBF broadcasting the Women's Spaces Radio Show, the first Women's show in the County. Photo by Ken Norton.

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Saturday, January 18, Women's March Santa Rosa, Old Courthouse Square. See the fb page for more photos: https://www.facebook.com/srwomensmarch/

Santa Rosa Women's March 2020

Above: Approximately 3000 were led into the streets to march at Women's March Santa Rosa 2020 in Downtown Santa Rosa, Pro Bono Photo by Bill Clark.

Santa Rosa Women's March 2020 NOW Booth staff

Above: Santa Rosa Women's March 2020 standing before the NOW Booth are staff Eileen Bill, Carolyn Gooding, Ken Norton and Elaine B. Holtz, who flank friends of NOW Katie Jensen and Susan Jensen in the middle.

Santa Rosa Women's March 2020 Prayer Chapel Singers

Above: Prayer Chapel Singers with President of NOW Sonoma Elaine B. Holtz and March Coordinator Leslie Graves celebrating after the Women's March 2020. Photo by Ken Norton

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Sunday, August 25, 2019, Petaluma Progressive Festival hosted this year by Indivisible Petaluma, Walnut Park.

Petaluma Progressive Festival August 25, 2019

Ken Norton and Elain B. Holtz at the Women's Spaces and NOW booth at the Petaluma Progressive Festival on August 25, 2019.  Photo by - 2019 Photo by Nichole Perry

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Friday July 12, 2019, 5 to 7 pm, Rally on Migrant Detention, Santa Rosa Old Courthouse Square

Miigrant Detention Rally in Santa Rosa

Eileen Bill and Elaine B. Holtz, NOW members, at the Rally protesting the Detention of Migrants.                                                                                     2019 Photo by Ken Norton.

 

Miigrant Detention Rally in Santa Rosa

Rally protesting the Detention of Migrants.         2019 Photo by Ken Norton.

 

Miigrant Detention Rally in Santa Rosa

 Robin Latham, Alicia Sanchez,with Granddaughter,Vida, Elaine B. Holtz, and Therese Mughannam at the Rally protesting the Detention of Migrants.        2019 Photo by Ken Norton.

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Click Here to download the pdf of the notes from the first meeting on August 29, 2018 facillated by Board of Supervisor Member Linda Hopkins.

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Tuesday May 21, 2019, 5 to 7 pm, Stop the Bans Rally, Santa Rosa Old Courthouse Square

Elaine B. Holtz at the Stop the Bans Rally in Santa Rosa 5/21/2019

Elaine B. Holtz, President of NOW Sonoma, porotesting at the Stop the Bans Rally, May 21. 2019

 

 

Ken Norton, Webmaster of NOW Sonoma, protesting at the Stop the Bans Rally, May 21, 2019

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January 19, 2019, Saturday, Women's March in Santa Rosa

https://www.facebook.com/events/269734966995428/

Santa Rosa Women's March 2019

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For more photos of the Santa Rosa March 2019 -Click Here.

Past Events 

2018 earlier event, photos and videos can be found on the Memories page - Click Here

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NOW Sonoma presents a Special Members and Guests Online Zoom Meeting on Thursday August 13, 2020   6:30 to 8 PM, featuring speakers Dr. Kim D. Hester Williams on African Women in the Suffrage Movement and Kolieka Seigle,  NOW California President and Chair of the legislative arm of the CA NOW Political Action Committee who will give an update of NOW.  Click Click here for Event Information.

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Monthly Meetings  are on the 3rd Wednesday of the Month 1-3 PM 

This month's regular monthly meeting is on August 19, 2020.

Alert: Virtual meeting will be held via telephone conference call until Shelter-in-Place Order is lifted. Members, If you are
interested in attending, email us at info@nowsonoma.org and we will send you the
the number to call and Access Code to use to join the meeting.

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NOW Sonoma endorses The Evelyn Cheatham Effective IOLERO Ordinance.
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The 2020 Rose Parade float  commemorating the Women's Suffrage Centennial

2020 Rose Parade We Heart float

2020 marchers Rose Parade for Women;s Suffrage Centennial 

 

 

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