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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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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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1. November 2020 Events

2. Ongoing Events

3. Future Events

4. Recent Events Photos

1. NOW November 2020 Events

There will be no meeting this month. We are taking a holiday break and plan to meet Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m., either by phone conference or Zoom. We will let members know.

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2.  Ongoing Events

August 26 - November 8, 2020 extended to  December 31, 2020, Petaluma’s Participation in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, Petaluma Library and Historical Museum The Petaluma Museum Association’s suffrage exhibit has been rescheduled. The exhibit will be dedicated to our former Congresswoman, Lynn Woolsey, and our former Mayor, Helen Putnam, and we are delighted to report that Mayor Barrett attended the opening to bestow the honors. A special exhibit of the NOW Sonoma 2020 Women's Suffrage Centennial Calendar has been prepared. The recording of the livestream of the opening dedication event on August 26th is available at

https://www.petalumamuseum.com/calendar-event/suffrage-exhibit-opening-dedication/

Petaluma’s Participation in the Women’s Suffrage Movement, Petaluma Library and Historical Museum

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January 25 through September 13, 2020 Extended through January 24, 2021! 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

Visit the Project's YouTube channel main site for more recordings of online presentations in this 19th Amendment Centennial Series at www.youtube.com/channel/UCqynwJCqhLMtPtjdDdsdQdQ

Sonoma County 2020 Women's Suffrage Project

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4. Recent Events

Thursday, October 22, 2020, NOW (Sonoma County Chapter) hosted a Zoom Meeting to learn about Measure P on the November 3rd ballot. NOW Sonoma supported Measure P with an action.  See the Act page for the update on this successful action of its passage.

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August 26, 2020 City of Sebastopol celebrates the 19th Amendment Centennial and Women's Equality Day.

City of Sebastopol Celebrates 19th Amendment Centennial and Women's Equality Day August 26, 202 City of Sebastopol Celebrates 19th Amendment Centennial and Women's Equality Day August 26, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 6:30 to 8 PM NOW Sonoma presented 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 gave an update of NOW.

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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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There will be no meeting the months of November and December.. We are taking a holiday break and plan to meet Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m., either by phone conference or Zoom. We will let members know..

 

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